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Weekly Report on North Korea

Weekly Report on North Korea from December 14 to 20, 2019 (No. 1496)

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장수민
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2019-12-20
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【Internal Affairs】
On December 17, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un paid his respects at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun to commemorate the 8th anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Il.

On December 14, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Academy of Defense Science announced that an all-important test was conducted at the Sohae Satellite Launch Ground.

On December 14, the North Korean media reported that Pak Jong Chon, chief of the General Staff of the Korean People’s Army, released a statement on the success of a crucial test.

On December 15, the North Korean media reported that a meeting was held to mark the 60th anniversary of the repatriation of Koreans in Japan.

On December 17, the North Korean media reported that the Korean documentary “To Hold the Fatherly General in High Esteem Forever” was screened at the People’s Palace of Culture on the occasion of the 8th anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Il.

On December 17, the North Korean media reported that the National Symphony Orchestra gave a concert at Moranbong Theatre on the occasion of the 8th anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Il.

On December 19, the North Korean media reported that a new website for trade in high-tech products opened.

On December 20, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong gave field guidance at the Taean Electric Appliances Factory, the Jungsan Mine, the Namyang Salt Works, local industry factories in Yangdeok County, the Kim Jong Tae electric locomotive factory, and the Pyongyang Daily Necessities Factory.

【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On December 14, the North Korean media condemned the ROK’s Joint Chiefs of Staff for issuing a statement expressing strong regret over the test-firing of a super-large multiple rocket launcher.

On December 17, the North Korean media denounced South Korean marines’ live fire drill on Yeonpyeong Island, citing CBS.

On December 18, the North Korean media blasted South Korea for conducting joint military exercises with the US and introducing F-35A fighters.