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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from May 9 to 15, 2020 (No. 1517)

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장수민
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2020-05-15
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【Internal Affairs】

On May 9, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong gave a field guidance at Ansok Tideland, now undergoing reclamation, and the Kwisong Saltern.

On May 10, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong provided a field guidance at the completion of the 2nd-stage waterway project in South Hwanghae Province.

On May 11, the North Korean media encouraged the people to work on rice cultivation planting to achieve the target grain production target.

On May 11, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), gave a field guidance at the Hungnam Fertilizer Complex, the February 8 Vinalon Complex, the Ryongsong Machine Complex, and the Kwangmyongsong Saltern.

On May 14, the North Korean media emphasized that the North should achieve a great victory in the frontal breakthrough through great army-civilian unity.

 

【Inter-Korean Affairs】

On May 12, the North Korean media condemned South Korea’s military exercises including the decision to participate in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) slated for August.

On May 13, the North Korean media denounced the South’s projects marking the 70th anniversary of the Korean War.

On May 15, the North Korean media blasted the White Paper on Human Rights in North Korea published by the Korea Institute for National Unification.

 

【Foreign Affairs】

On May 9, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un sent a congratulatory message to Russian President Putin on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Russia’s victory in the Great Patriotic War (World War II).

On May 9, the North Korean media emphasized the friendship between the DPRK and Thailand on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties.

On May 10, the North Korean media reported that Chinese President Xi Jinping responded to the verbal message of Kim Jong Un.