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Weekly Report on North Korea

Weekly Report on North Korea from July 20 to 26, 2019 (No. 1475)

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박승현
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2019-07-26
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【Internal Affairs】
On July 22-26, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un voted in the elections of deputies to provincial (municipality), city (district), and county people’s assemblies (July 22), inspected a newly built submarine (July 23), and guided the power demonstration fire of a new type of tactical guided weapon (July 26).

On July 20, the North Korean media reported that a plenary meeting of the DPRK Cabinet was held.

On July 20, the North Korean media emphasized the importance of qualifications and appearance of officials in carrying out party policies

On July 23, the North Korean media reported that the central election guidance committee announced the results of the elections of deputies to provincial (municipality), city (district), and county people’s assemblies.

On July 23, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong gave field guidance at the construction site of the hot spring tourist area in Yangdeok, South Pyeongan Province.

On July 26, the North Korean media reported that a national meeting was held to mark the 66th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice Agreement.

On July 26, the North Korean media reported that the North is widening roads in the hot spring tourist area in Yangdeok.

【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On July 23, the North Korean media condemned the installation of the ROK-US Alliance Sculpture in Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province (July 10).

【Foreign Affairs】
On July 22, the North Korean media blasted Japan’s imposition of restrictions on exports to South Korea.

On July 23, the North Korean media denounced the Japanese troops’ July 23, 1892 attack on the Joseon royal palace.


On July 24, the North Korean media condemned Japan’s fabrication of the “Jeongmi Seven-point Treaty” (Japan-Korea Treaty of 1907), and urged Japan to make an apology and pay compensation for its past wrongdoings.

On July 24, the North Korean media reported that the head of the North Korean delegation gave a speech at a ministerial meeting of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) held in Venezuela on July 20-21.