On June 21, the North Korean media reported
the summit meeting between Kim Jong Un and his Chinese counterpart Xi
Jinping and Xi’s visit to the North: Xi arrived at Pyongyang
International Airport by his jet and was greeted by Kim Jong Un on
June 20; the two leaders held a meeting at the Kumsusan State Guest
House; posed for a commemorative photo at the headquarters building of
the Workers’ Party of Korea in the afternoon; participated in a
and watched the mass gymnastics and art
performance “Invincible Socialism” in the evening of that day.
On June 16, the North Korean media reported the completion of
framework construction for tens of buildings in Samjiyeon.
On June 17, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae
Ryong gave field guidance at the Deokcheon Coal Mining Enterprises.
On June 19, the North Korean media extolled the achievements of Kim
Jong Il on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of his start of work
at the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea.
On June 20, the North Korean media reported that “The Juche
character and national character are the life of a country and nation
that guarantees their prosperity” on the occasion of the 22nd
anniversary of the publication of Kim Jong Il’s work, “On Preserving
the Juche Character and National Character of the Revolution and Construction.”
On June 15, the North Korean media
reported that the North Side, the South Side and the Overseas Side
Committees for Implementing the June 15 Joint Declaration released a
resolution marking the 19th anniversary of the joint declaration.