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South-North Relations

Weekly Report on North Korea

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Weekly Report on North Korea from January 9 to 15, 2021 (No. 1552)

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2021-01-15
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【Internal Affairs】
On January 9-15, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un participated in the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) from January 9 to 11 (fourth, fifth, and sixth days of the eight-day party congress) and presided over the first plenary meeting of the 8th Central Committee of the WPK on January 11; gave the closing speech at the 8th Party Congress; visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun with the members of the 8th party central leadership body on January 13; watched a performance celebrating the 8th Party Congress at Pyongyang Gymnasium on January 14; attended, now as general secretary, a military parade commemorating the 8th Party Congress and posed for a commemorative photo with the delegates for the 8th Party Congress on January 15.
 
On January 9, the North Korean media reported on the fourth-day meeting of the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK).
 
On January 10, the North Korean media reported on the fifth-day meeting of the 8th Congress of the WPK.
 
On January 10, the North Korean media reported that the Party Central Auditing Commission reported its review of the work at the 8th Congress of the WPK.
 
On January 10, the North Korean media reported that the WPK adopted a written decision on the amendment to the party’s rules at the 8th Party Congress.
 
On January 11, the North Korean media reported on the sixth-day meeting of the 8th Congress of the WPK and announced a written decision and a speech about promoting Kim Jong Un to general secretary of the Party.
 
On January 11, the North Korean media reported that the first plenary meeting of the 8th Central Committee of the WPK was held.
 
On January 12, the North Korean media reported that the inter-sector consultative meetings were held at the 8th Congress of the WPK. 


On January 13, the North Korean media reported that the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) came to a close.
 
On January 13, the North Korean media reported that the 8th Congress of the WPK adopted the resolution to thoroughly carry out the tasks set forth in the report on the work of the 7th Central Committee of the WPK.
 


 【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On January 13, the North Korean media reported that Kim Yo Jong, vice department director of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, in a statement, condemned the remarks made by the Joint Chiefs of Staff of South Korea regarding the military parade at the 8th Party Congress.
 
【Foreign Affairs】
On January 11, the North Korean media reported that Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to Kim Jong Un for his election as general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea.
 
On January 13, the North Korean media reported that General Secretary Kim Jong Un sent a reply to the Chinese President’s congratulatory message.