Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

WEEKLY NK NEWS (2000.10.23 - 2000.10.29)

People's defense committee chairman Kim Jong-il

met with U.S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright who visited North Korea (Oct. 23 25) in two consecutive sessions
had talks with Chinese national defense Minister Chi Ho Chun, who paid a visit to North Korea( Oct. 22-26) to attend the ceremony for the 50th anniversary of Chinese communist army intervention in the Korean war, and together watched mass meetings and gymnastics as well as an artistic performance

The North Korean foreign affairs ministry insisted in connection with the declaration of peace on the Korean peninsula adopted at the ASEM conference (Oct. 20) that it looks forward to all the countries worldwide including Asia and Europe actively supporting and encouraging implementation of the North-South joint declaration.

On the other hand, in connection with the U.S-Korea Joint Eagle maneuver (Oct. 25-Nov. 3), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs criticized it in a press interview (Oct.26) provided by a ministry spokesman.



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