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Weekly Report on North Korea

Weekly Report on North Korea from June 23 to 29, 2018 (No. 1419)

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장수민
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2018-06-29
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【Internal Affairs】
On June 25, the North Korean media emphasized the fighting spirit displayed by heroic soldiers in the Korean War in the 1950s.

On June 29, the second anniversary of Kim Jong Un’s election as chairperson of the State Affairs Commission, the North Korean media emphasized that “carrying out the new strategic line of concentrating all efforts on the socialist economic construction is the fulfillment of the last instructions of the former leader.”

On June 27, the North Korean media called on the country to establish an ethos of valuing science and education.

On June 23, the North Korean media underscored the superiority of the socialist public health system in the DPRK.

On June 29, the North Korean media emphasized that the whole country should take measures to prevent damage in the rainy season.

On June 25 and 26, the North Korean media reported on the progress of the construction of the Wonsan-Kalma coastal tourist area.

【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On June 23, 27, and 29, the North Korean media reported that sect**** meetings to implement the Panmunjeom Declaration were held.

On June 25, the North Korean media reported that a meeting was held between chairpersons of the North, South, and Overseas Sides of the Joint National Committee for the Implementation of the June 15 Joint Declaration.

On June 26, the North Korean media condemned the South Korean conservative parties while mentioning the local election results in June.

On June 28, the North Korean media blasted the North Korea Human Rights Foundation and urged the South to repeal the North Korea Human Rights Act.

【Foreign Affairs】
On June 26, the North Korean media asserted that settlement of past colonial rule is the key to improvement in relations between North Korea and Japan.

On June 27, the North Korean media highlighted that the North should pursue foreign policy befitting its “strategic status.”

On June 29, the North Korean media emphasized the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in accordance with the principle of “phased, simultaneous actions” between North Korea and the US.