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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from February 1 to 7, 2020 (No. 1503)

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장수민
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2020-02-07
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【Internal Affairs】

On February 1, the North Korean media reported that the North’s cabinet held a plenary meeting.

On February 1, the North Korean media emphasized the importance of the program to stop the spread of novel coronavirus.

On February 3, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), gave field guidance at the construction site of the Sunchon Phosphate Fertilizer Factory, the Jungsan Mine, and the Yongyu Mine.

On February 4, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong provided field guidance at the Pyongyang Thermal Power Complex, the construction site for the “carbon-1 chemical industry,” and the Namhung Youth Chemical Complex.

On February 5, the North Korean media reported that Choe Ryong Hae, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA), gave field guidance at the construction site of the Sunchon Phosphate Fertilizer Factory.

On February 6, the North Korean media reported that the Presidium of the SPA revised and supplemented the Act on Maritime Supervision.

On February 7, the North Korean media underscored the importance of making a frontal breakthrough, which is the offensive spirit of Mount Baekdu.

 

【Inter-Korean Affairs】

On February 1-7, the North Korean media reported on the confirmed coronavirus cases in the South, citing South Korean news reports.

On February 3, the North Korean media condemned the remarks made by the ROK defense minister in his meetings with the US secretary of the army and the US army Pacific command.

On February 6, the North Korean media denounced a plan to expand ROK-US joint military exercises.

 

【Foreign Affairs】

On February 1, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un sent Chinese President Xi Jinping a letter offering condolences regarding the novel coronavirus and that the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea delivered aid funds to China.

On February 1, the North Korean media reported that the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency of international concern regarding the spread of coronavirus.

On February 4, the North Korean media reported that WHO issued a report showing asymptomatic spread of COVID-19.

On February 5, the North Korean media reported on the novel coronavirus situation in China, citing the data announced by the National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China.