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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from February 22 to 28, 2020 (No. 1506)

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2020-02-28
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【Internal Affairs】

On February 23, the North Korean media, in an editorial, emphasized that party officers should have the spirit of dedicated service.

On February 23, the North Korean media underscored that the development of public health is a permanent national policy, saying that the North would thoroughly block channels for invasion of infectious disease and detect and eliminate even the slightest sign of disease.

On February 24, the North Korean media reported that the North would offer support to 3,000 people under medical watch for coronavirus and placed 380 foreigners under quarantine.

On February 25, the North Korean media emphasized the importance of a program for identifying and nurturing people of talent.

On February 25, the North Korean media underscored that the people should strengthen the offensive ideological campaign on the occasion of the 6th anniversary of the publication of a book by Kim Jong Un.

On February 26, the North Korean media maintained that the production increase and energy saving movement to build an economic powerhouse should be conducted by all the people.

On February 26, the North Korean media urged the people to work harder on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the publication of a book regarding forestry restoration by Kim Jong Un, saying that the current achievement in forestry restoration is just the beginning.

On February 26, the North Korean media reported that the quarantine offices for import-export goods in the border areas and at major ports are being very thorough in their quarantine inspections.

On February 27, the North Korean media reported that the North extended vacations and offered support to students living in dormitories regarding COVID-19.

 

【Inter-Korean Affairs】

On February 26, the North Korean media reported that the shutdown of the Gaeseong Industrial Complex is not a sanction or means of pressure but a self-injury by the South.

On February 27, the North Korean media condemned the establishment of the conservative United Future Party in South Korea.

 

【Foreign Affairs】

On February 26, the North Korean media blasted Japan’s military build-up including plans to introduce jamming devices against the ballistic missile launch by North Korea and to develop high-speed gliding missiles.