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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from July 25 to 31, 2020 (No. 1528)

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2020-07-31
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【Internal Affairs】

On July 26-28, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un convened an emergency meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) on July 26; handed out pistols to his generals and senior officers and paid respects at the Fatherland Liberation War Martyrs Cemetery on the occasion of the 67th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice Agreement on July 27; and delivered his speech at the Sixth National Conference of War Veterans on July 28.

On July 25, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong gave field guidance at the Pukchang Thermal Power Complex and the Namdeok Youth Mine.

On July 27, the North Korean media reported that the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK declared a state of emergency in Gaeseong and adopted the decision to shift from the state emergency anti-epidemic system to the maximum emergency system in order to overcome the epidemic crisis created by a North Korean defector crossing the border to reenter the North.

On July 28, the North Korean media reported that Choe Ryong Hae, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA), provided field guidance at the construction site of the Kwangchon Chicken Farm.

On July 28, the North Korean media reported that the North will provide food, sanitation goods, and firewood to residents in Gaeseong locked down as a result of the maximum emergency system.

On July 30, the North Korean media reported that Choe Ryong Hae, president of the Presidium of the SPA, took stock of the emergency anti-epidemic work in Gaeseong.

 

【Inter-Korean Affairs】

On July 29, the North Korean media blasted the South for joining the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC).

On July 31, the North Korean media condemned the South for planning to conduct the ROK-US joint military exercises in August.