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Weekly Report on North Korea

Weekly Report on North Korea from January 4 to 10, 2020 (No. 1499)

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장수민
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2020-01-10
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【Internal Affairs】
On January 7, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un provided field guidance at the construction site of the Sunchon Phosphate Fertilizer Factory.

On January 4, the North Korean media reported that the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly issued Ordinance No. 194, “On Determining the Street Names of Samjiyeon City, Yanggang Province.”

On January 5, the North Korean media reported that rallies will be held to implement the tasks set forth at the 5th plenary meeting of the 7th WPK Central Committee in Pyeongyang on January 5; in Gangwon Province, North Pyeongan Province, South Hamgyeong Province, and Yanggang Province on January 8; in South Pyeongan Province, South Hwanghae Province, and Jagang Province on January 9; and in North Hamgyeong Province, Nampo City, Gaeseong City, and Naseon City on January 10.

On January 7, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong gave field guidance at the Chollima Steel Complex.

On January 9, the North Korean media reported the opening of the Yangdok Hot Spring Cultural Recreation Center.

On January 10, the North Korean media reported the opening of the Masikryong Ski Resort.

On January 10, the North Korean media reported the registration of more intangible cultural heritage by the National Authority for the Protection of Cultural Heritage.

【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On January 6, the North Korean media condemned ROK President Moon Jae-in’s peace initiative for the Korean Peninsula as stated in his contribution to Project Syndicate, Peace Through Myriad Acts.

On January 10, the North Korean media denied the rumors about a March crisis raised by South Korean research institutes and media.

【Foreign Affairs】
On January 6, the North Korean media reported the death of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani by the US strike and criticized the air raid indirectly.

On January 6, the North Korean media denounced the report by NHK in Japan of North Korea’s test firing of a missile as false.