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Weekly Report on North Korea

Weekly Report on North Korea from August 10 to 16, 2019 (No. 1478)

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【Internal Affairs】
On August 11, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un gave field guidance at the test firing of a new weapon on August 10.

On August 12, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong provided field guidance at the Cholima Steel Complex and the Taean Friendship Glass Factory.

On August 13, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un, who also serves as head of the DPRK ruling party’s Central Military Commission, issued “Order No. 008” on August 12 to elevate the ranks of scientists who “have made great contributions to upgrading the military capabilities for self-defense.”

On August 13, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), gave field guidance at the Taean Heavy Machine Complex.

On August 15, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice-chairman of the WPK Central Committee, provided field guidance at the East Pyongyang Thermal Power Plant.


【Inter-Korean Affairs】
On August 10, the North Korean media condemned the South’s modernization of military equipment including the introduction of F-35A fighters and a plan to redeploy ground forces, claiming that “It is clearly part of tactics for war preparations against the DPRK.”

On August 11, the North Korean media reported that Kwon Jong Gun, director general of the Department of American Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement, denounced the ROK-US joint military exercises for the second half of this year from August 11 to 20.

On August 14, the North Korean media blasted the construction of the facilities for the THAAD base and the deployment of intermediate-range missiles.

On August 16, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country (CPRC), in a statement, criticized President Moon Jae-in’s congratulatory speech marking National Liberation Day.


【Foreign Affairs】
On August 11, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a Q&A session with KCNA reporters, expressed support for China regarding the Hong Kong situation.

On August 15, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Association of Korean Victims of Forcible Drafting and Their Bereaved Families, in a statement, called on Japan to make a sincere apology and pay complete compensation.

On August 15, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un and Russian President Putin exchanged greetings on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of independence of Korea.

 

 

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