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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from November 14 to 20, 2020 (No. 1544)

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장수민
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2020-11-20
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【Internal Affairs】

On November 16, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un presided over the 21st meeting of the Political Bureau of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK).

On November 14, the North Korean media reported that Choe Ryong Hae, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly, took stock of the farming, afforestation, and water-conservancy in Jeungsan County and looked round the parent tree nursery of the County Forestry Management Station.

On November 14, the North Korean media reported that thousands of families moved into new houses built in more than 10 dong and ri (districts) in Samjiyeon City.

On November 16, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Tok Hun provided field guidance at the Taean Heavy Machine Complex and the Mindulle Notebook Factory.

On November 16, the North Korean media reported that major art troupes gave performances in celebration of Mother’s Day.

On November 18, the North Korean media underscored “public sentiment” amid a catastrophe, “the worst trials,” and other difficulties.

On November 18, the North Korean media emphasized that the Three-Revolution Red Flag Movement is the strong driving force for building a powerful socialist state and serves as the solid foundation for a self-supporting economy in an editorial marking the 45th anniversary of the start of the movement.

On November 19, the North Korean media reported that the North extensively discussed ways to step up the state emergency anti-pandemic measures in preparation for worsening of the global health crisis and adopted decisions at the 20th meeting of the Political Bureau of the 7th Central Committee of the WPK.

 

【Foreign Affairs】

On November 14, the North Korean media condemned the Japanese Foreign Ministry for posting its position opposing the term “***ual slavery” regarding the issues of comfort women on its official website.