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Weekly Report on North Korea

Weekly Report on North Korea from May 30 to June 5, 2020 (No. 1520)

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2020-06-05
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【Internal Affairs】

On May 30, 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 construction site of the Chongchongang-Phyongnam irrigation waterway.

On May 31, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae Ryong provided field guidance at the Miru Plain waterway in North Hwanghae Province, the Songrim Co-op Farm in Goksan County, the Sinhung Co-op Farm in Singye County, and the Land Improvement Enterprise on the Singye Miru Plain.

On May 31, the North Korean media reported that the DPRK National Commission for UNESCO is now pushing to have the Mt. Baekdu area as a UNESCO Global Geopark.

On June 1, the North Korean media reported that the North is working hard to prevent the spread of coronavirus including encouraging the people to use contactless service.

On June 2, the North Korean media emphasized that the North would build a prosperous and powerful country based on people-first doctrine.

On June 3, the North Korean media reported that the North kicked off the large-scale Hwangju-Kindung waterway project.

On June 5, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice chairman of the Central Committee of the WPK, gave field guidance at the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex and the Namhung Youth Chemical Complex.

 

【Inter-Korean Affairs】

On June 4, the North Korean media reported that Kim Yo Jong, first vice-department director of the Central Committee of the WPK, warned the South against the sending of anti-DPRK leaflets.

On June 5, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the United Front Department (UFD), in a statement, argued for the closure of the inter-Korean joint liaison office.

 

【Foreign Affairs】

On May 30, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a Q&A session with KCNA reporters, fully supported China’s recent enactment of the national security law for Hong Kong at a meeting of the National People’s Congress of China.

On June 3, the North Korean media blasted the display of the Rising Sun Flag and the Korean Peninsula map in the office of Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono.

On June 4, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the International Department of the Central Committee of the WPK, in a statement, condemned US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks regarding China.