content shortcut

Weekly Report on North Korea

Weekly Report on North Korea from May 11 to 17, 2019 (No. 1465)

writer
장수민
created
2019-05-17
hit
172

【Internal Affairs】
On May 12, the North Korean media emphasized the importance of the forest fire prevention program.

On May 13, the North Korean media called on the officials in charge of propaganda to change their attitude.

On May 13, the North Korean media reported that the Minister of Agriculture participated in the first rice planting event this year at the Chongsan Co-op Farm.

On May 14, the North Korean media reported that the working people’s organizations held a meeting and decided to carry out the tasks presented in the policy speech by Kim Jong Un and the 4th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

On May 14, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong provided field guidance at the construction site of the Wonsan-Kalma coastal tourist area and the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex.

On May 14, the North Korean media reported on the drought and called on the people to prepare for damage control.

On May 15, the North Korean media reported on the drought and asked the people to secure water for agriculture.

On May 15, the North Korean media emphasized the importance of the Mallima speed movement.

On May 17, the North Korean media reported that the Potato Farina Production Factory in Samjiyeon introduced a new production process for processed potato products.

【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On May 12, the North Korean media called on the South to cease military actions including the joint military exercises with the US.

On May 12, the North Korean media argued that humanitarianism is just empty words.

On May 16, the North Korean media emphasized that the South should become the “party directly involved,” instead of a “mediator or facilitator.”

On May 17, the North Korean media reported that the Central Committee of the Anti-Imperialist National Democratic Front (AINDF) issued an appeal calling for the eradication of deep-seated conservative evils and the achievement of the wishes of anti-Japanese revolutionary fighters.

【Foreign Affairs】
On May 11, the North Korean media reported that the Policy Research Director of the Institute for American Studies under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a Q&A session with KCNA reporters, condemned the US Department of State for issuing a statement on the occasion of North Korea Freedom Week.

On May 14, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement, demanded the return of a cargo ship seized by the US.

On May 15, the North Korean media reported that US President Trump signaled his openness to a “step-by-step” approach toward deciding on a North Korea-US summit meeting.

On May 16, the North Korean media reported that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs denounced the UN as an unfair international organization while arguing that it only allows the privilege to a few big countries.