본문내용 바로가기 상단메뉴 가기

통일부

주메뉴 닫기
Search
Search
주메뉴 버튼

South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

본문영역

Weekly Report on North Korea from March 14 to 20, 2020 (No. 1509)

writer
장수민
created
2020-02-14
hit
10104

【Internal Affairs】

On March 18, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un delivered speech at the groundbreaking ceremony of Pyongyang General Hospital.

On March 14, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un sent a wreath to the bier of Kang Jong Ho, director of the Art Studio of the Korean People’s Army.

On March 14, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong provided field guidance at the Eunryul Mine, the Jaeryong Mine, the Ryongnam Ship Repair Yard, the Pyongyang Coal-mining Machine Factory, and the Sunchon Engine Factory.

On March 16, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, gave field guidance at the Sariwon Organic Compound Fertilizer Factory and the Nampo Medical Appliances Factory.

On March 18, the North Korean media reported that the North has taken measures to prevent the inflow of the novel coronavirus via the sea.

On March 19, the North Korean media asserted that the battle to make a frontal breakthrough is tantamount to serving the people and the grand march for self-reliance.

On March 20, the North Korean media reported that the emergency anti-epidemic headquarters at all levels stepped up their anti-epidemic work and released more people from quarantine.

On March 20, the North Korean media emphasized the importance of the switch to the state emergency anti-epidemic system to prevent COVID-19 as part of the spring hygiene work.

On March 20, the North Korean media reported that Kim Yong Chol, department director of the State Emergency Disaster Committee, explained that many efforts to implement the national disaster risk reduction strategy for the period of 2019-2030 are on-going.

 

【Inter-Korean Affairs】

On March 17, the North Korean media condemned the unveiling of high-tech weapons at the graduation and commissioning ceremony of the Republic of Korea Air Force Academy

On March 18, the North Korean media criticized the Blue House and the ROK military for expressing their positions on the North’s firepower strike drill.

On March 20, the North Korean media denounced the South Korean conservative United Future Party regarding conflict over candidate nomination for the upcoming general elections.

On March 20, the North Korean media condemned the ROK defense minister’s remarks on the ROK Navy corvette Cheonan, during his speech at the graduation and commissioning ceremony of the Korean Naval Academy.

 

【Foreign Affairs】

On March 16, the North Korean media blasted the city of Saitama, Japan for excluding the kindergarten of Korean Junior Middle School from the distribution of masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.