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Weekly Report on North Korea

Weekly Report on North Korea from May 25 to 31, 2019 (No. 1467)

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【Internal Affairs】

On May 25, the North Korean media underscored the importance of the establishment of socialist moral ethos.

On May 26, the North Korean media emphasized the people-first principle.

On May 27, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong provided field guidance at the Pukchang Thermal Power Complex, the East Pyongyang Thermal Power Plant, the Sungri Motor Complex, and in Pyeongyang on city management.

On May 27, the North Korean media reported that production of steel products was normalized.

On May 28, the North Korean media reported on the progress in the construction of the Orangchon Power Station.

On May 30, the North Korean media underscored the importance of propaganda programs.

On May 30, the North Korean media maintained that a stern judgment of the revolution should be meted out to factions perpetrating anti-party, counter-revolutionary acts while emphasizing loyalty to Suryeong (leader).

On May 30, the North Korean media urged the people to take measures to secure sufficient water.

On May 31, the North Korean media called on the people to fight against non-socialist phenomena.

【Inter-Korean Affairs】

On May 25, the North Korean media condemned the ROK military’s participation in the Global Thunder military exercise conducted by the US Strategic Command.

On May 25, the North Korean media reported that the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country (CPRC), in a bill of indictment, denounced the Liberty Korea Party of South Korea.

On May 25, the North Korean media argued that the South Korean government’s humanitarian assistance is a “subsidiary issue.”

On May 26, the North Korean media blasted the strengthening of cooperation between the South and the US, including a meeting between President Moon and commanders of the US Forces Korea (USFK) and the South Korean military at Cheongwadae (Blue House).

On May 27, the North Korean media reported that the South enforced the provocative “Ulchi Taeguk Exercise.”

【Foreign Affairs】

On May 25, the North Korean media reported the arrival of the wheat donated to the DPRK through the WFP by the government of the Russian Federation.

On May 26, the North Korean media reported that a missing Japanese suspected of having been abducted by the North was found, criticizing the Japanese argument that North Korea abducted Japanese nationals.

On May 27, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a Q&A session with KCNA reporters, blasted the comment on “violation of UN Security Council resolutions” by US National Security Adviser John Bolton.

On May 28, the North Korean media reported that a Chinese businessperson visiting the North, in a contribution, lauded the friendship between North Korea and China and “assistance for the North to fight against the US.”

On May 29, the North Korean media reported that the Policy Research Director of the Institute for American Studies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement, condemned the US for seeking a “strength-based solution to issues.”

On May 29, the North Korean media denounced the US-Japan summit meeting.