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Weekly Report on North Korea

Weekly Report on North Korea from December 7 to 13, 2019 (No. 1495)

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2019-12-13
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【Internal Affairs】

On December 8, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of the Yangdok Hot Spring Cultural Recreation Center and posed for a photo with commanding officers of units of the Korean People’s Army (KPA).

On December 8, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Academy of Defense Science announced that a crucial test was conducted at the Seohae Satellite Launching Ground.

On December 9, the North Korean media reported that vice chairmen of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) including Pak Pong Ju gave field guidance in the Township of Yangdeok.

On December 11, the North Korean media reported that the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly, in its ordinance No. 171 (December 10), reorganized Samjiyeon County, Yanggang Province into Samjiyeon City.

On December 11, the North Korean media emphasized the revolutionary spirit of Baekdu, adding that “Baekdu University” – an expedition to the revolutionary sites near Mount Baekdu – is an immortal term of the times.

On December 13, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice chairman of the WPK, provided field guidance at the Kim Jong Thae Electric Locomotive Complex.

 

【Inter-Korean Affairs】

On December 13, the North Korean media shifted all responsibility for the deadlock in inter-Korean relations to the South.

 

【Foreign Affairs】

On December 9, the North Korean media reported that Kim Yong Chol, chairman of the Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, in a statement, denounced the remarks by President Donald Trump.

On December 9, the North Korean media reported that Ri Su Yong, vice chairman of the WPK, in a statement, criticized the remarks by President Donald Trump.

On December 12, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement, condemned the UN Security Council meeting held on December 11.