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Weekly Report on North Korea

Weekly Report on North Korea from December 28, 2019 to January 3, 2020 (No. 1498)

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장수민
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2020-01-03
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【Internal Affairs】
On December 29-January 2, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un chaired the 5th plenary meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) from December 29 to January 1; posed for a photo with members of the central leadership organization of the WPK on January 1; and visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun along with them on January 2 as the New Year began.

On December 28, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong gave field guidance at the Pyongyang Electronic Medical Appliances Factory, a timber mill in Pyeongyang, and the Sunchon Engine Factory.

On January 2, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un gave children food provisions to greet the New Year.

On January 3, the North Korean media emphasized that the basic idea and the basic spirit of the 5th plenary meeting of the 7th WPK Central Committee is to conduct the offensive for a frontal breakthrough.

【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On December 28, the North Korean media cited South Korea’s introduction of state-of-the-art weapons including F-35A fighters as the cause of the deterioration in relations.