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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from July 11 to 17, 2020 (No. 1526)

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2020-07-17
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【Internal Affairs】

On July 11, 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 to carry through the decisions by the 14th Political Bureau Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK).

On July 11, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong gave field guidance at the Chollima Steel Complex.

On July 11, the North Korean media reported that the North is carrying out the work to prevent damage from floods, rainfall, and rainstorm during the rainy season.

On July 12, the North Korean media called for improvement in the quality of life for the people by carrying through the Party’s policies.

On July 12, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice chairman of the Central Committee of the WPK and vice chairman of the State Affairs Commission, provided field guidance at the construction site for building the carbon 1 chemical industry.

On July 12, the North Korean media reported that the construction of Orangchon Power Station No. 4 with an integrated power control system had been completed in North Hamgyeong Province through joint efforts by the army and people.

On July 12, the North Korean media reported that the Ministry of Commerce released the research findings for establishing a supermarket-style commercial service network.

On July 14, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un recently sent high-quality fresh fish to the scientists and builders engaged in major construction works and workers at major factories and complexes.

On July 16, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong provided field guidance at the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex and for the emergency anti-epidemic work ongoing in Songrim Port.

 

【Foreign Affairs】

On July 11, the North Korean media emphasized the friendship between Pyeongyang and Beijing on the occasion of the 59th anniversary of the conclusion of the DPRK-China Treaty of Friendship.

On July 11, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a Q&A session with KCNA reporters, condemned Britain’s Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020.

On July 15, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a Q&A session with KCNA reporters, denounced U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s remarks regarding the South China Sea.

On July 15, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a Q&A session with KCNA reporters, blasted Japan for adopting the 2020 white paper titled “Defense of Japan,” which addresses the North Korean nuclear issue.

On July 15, the North Korean media slammed Japan for participating in the transport of material for the U.S. during the Korean War.