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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from March 21 to 27, 2020 (No. 1510)

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장수민
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2020-03-27
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【Internal Affairs】

On March 21-22, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un oversaw an artillery firing competition between large combined units of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) on the western front on March 21 and observed the test firing of tactical guided weapons on March 22.

On March 21, the North Korean media reported that the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA) decided to convene its third session of the 14th SPA on April 10 and formally called for the registration of deputies.

On March 21, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong gave field guidance at the Honghyeon Co-op Farm in Baecheon County, a construction site downstream from Yeonbaek Lake and the second-stage waterway construction site in South Hwanghae Province to check farming preparations.

On March 23, the North Korean media called on the people to strictly observe law and order at a time when the country is carrying out the battle to make a frontal breakthrough and the program to stop the spread of COVID-19.

On March 25, the North Korean media reported that medical workers participating in the work to prevent the spread of COVID-19 showed great humanity.

On March 25, the North Korean media reported that the North created and applied industrial art designs to major construction sites including the one in Samjiyeon City.

On March 26, the North Korean media reported that party officials and workers of the Information and Publicity Department visited and congratulated the artillery battalion on winning the artillery firing competition between large combined units of the KPA on the western front.

On March 27, the North Korean media reported that the North held a meeting regarding the state emergency anti-epidemic campaign and updated the number of those who were released from quarantine.

On March 27, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong provided field guidance at the Sunchon Cement Complex, the construction site for the Chongchon River-Phyongnam Irrigation system, and the Saenal Electric Appliance Factory.

 

【Foreign Affairs】

On March 22, the North Korean media reported that Kim Yo Jong, first vice department director of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, in a statement, expressed thanks for US President Trump’s letter.

On March 24, the North Korean media condemned Japan for building a state-of-the-art surveillance ship.