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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from May 2 to 8, 2020 (No. 1516)

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장수민
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2020-05-08
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【Internal Affairs】

On May 2, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un cut the ribbon for the completion ceremony of the Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory.

On May 2, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), made a speech at the completion ceremony of the Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory.

On May 4, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong provided field guidance at the Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex, the Musan Mining Complex, the Chongjin Steel Works, the Puryong Ferroalloy Factory, the construction site of Orangchon Power Station No.3, the Myonggan Chemical Factory, the Chongjin Thermal Power Station, the Kyongsong Insulator Factory, the Kyongsong Ceramic Factory, and the Jungphyong Vegetable Greenhouse Farm in North Hamgyeong Province.

On May 6, the North Korean media emphasized the historic significance of the 7th Congress of the WPK (May 2016).

On May 6, the North Korean media emphasized that the completion of the Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory paved the way for building a powerful socialist country.

On May 7, the North Korean media emphasized the normalization of production in the leading sectors of the national economy.

 

【Inter-Korean Affairs】

On May 8, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces of the DPRK, in a statement, condemned South Korea’s combined Navy-Air Force drills.

 

【Foreign Affairs】

On May 6, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un was awarded a commemorative medal and a certificate from the Russian President on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Russia’s victory in the Great Patriotic War (World War II).

On May 8, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un sent a verbal message to Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulating him on Beijing’s success in containing the coronavirus.