Weekly Report on North Korea (September 15-September 21, 2006)
ROK Ministry of Unification
• Chairman Kim Jeong-il inspected a company under the unit 8211 and gave an on-the-spot guidance at Mt. Geumgang.
• Recently, North Korea held scientific discussion meetings in the Science Education Department, Koryo Medicine Department, and Pharmacy Department.
• North Korea reported that Kim Young-nam, chairman of the presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly attended the 14 th Summit Conference of the Non-alignment Movement, held in Havana, Cuba, from September 15 to 16.
• Kim Young-jae was appointed North Korean ambassador to Russia.
• The volume of trade with China and Thailand in July rose but that with Japan decreased, compared with the same period of the last year.
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