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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from July 4 to 10, 2020 (No. 1525)

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2020-07-10
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【Internal Affairs】

On July 8, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the demise of President Kim Il Sung.

On July 4, the North Korean media reported that the North called the “Hwasong-14 ICBM” test launch “July 4 Revolution” and celebrated the third anniversary of the launch.

On July 5, the North Korean media emphasized that the North should step up the state emergency anti-epidemic work and hasten the building of Pyongyang General Hospital regarding the decisions made by the 14th Political Bureau Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK).

On July 6, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong gave field guidance at the Chonsong Youth Coal Mine, the Pyongyang Pharmaceutical Factory, the Haeju Tractor Accessory Parts Factory, and the Hungsan Mine.

On July 8, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) and vice chairman of the State Affairs Commission, provided field guidance at the construction site for Pyongyang General Hospital, the Songyo Knitwear Factory, and Pyongyang Hosiery Factory.

On July 10, the North Korean media underscored the importance of stepping up the state emergency anti-epidemic work until the risk of the inflow of the virus disappears and taking thorough, complementary measures in all sectors and at all units.

 

【Foreign Affairs】

On July 4, the North Korean media reported that First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui issued a statement regarding the rumors that a DPRK-U.S. summit will be held in October.

On July 4, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a Q&A session with KCNA reporters, stated that the North is pleased with the successful holding of the national referendum on constitutional amendment in Russia.

On July 7, the North Korean media reported that Kwon Jong Gun, director general of the Department of U.S. Affairs of the Foreign Ministry of North Korea, in a statement, dismissed the rumors of a new DPRK-US summit.

On July 10, the North Korean media reported that Kim Yo Jong, first vice department director of the Central Committee of the WPK, mentioned a DPRK-US summit.