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Weekly Report on North Korea No. 1014 (September 20 to September 26, 2010)

ROK Ministry of Unification

Internal Affairs

Kim Jong-il’s public activity

North Korean media reported on Kim Jong-il’s public activities for one time from September 20 to September 26 in 2010.

North Korea reports on the Party’s delegates’ conference

North Korean reported that the delegates’ conference of the Workers’ Party will be held on September 28 (Korean Central Television on September 21)

NK activities related to Chuseok

North Korean media reported on the activities related to Chuseok of this year. (Korean Central News Agency, Korean Central Broadcasting Station, Korean Central Television on September 22)

North Korea announces a promotion list of its Foreign Ministry

North Korean Supreme People’s Assembly Presidium announced that Kang Sok Ju was appointed as a Vice Premier of the cabinet, Kim Kye Kwan as the first Vice Foreign Minister, and Ri Yong Ho as a Vice Foreign Minister. (Korean Central News Agency on September 23)

Inter-Korean Affairs

NK blasts the South for conducting US-ROK joint military exercises

North Korean Committee for the peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland condemned that US-ROK anti-submarine exercises (Sep. 27 ~ Oct. 1) and joint military drills including air aircraft careers ( late October) are the last stage to prepare an invasion war.

NK blames the South in related to the second Red Cross working-level talk

North Korea blamed that the second Red Cross working-level talk was not able to adopt any agreement due to the South’s unreasonable arguments. (Korean Central News Agency on September 25)

Foreign Affairs

NK introduces recent movements of the U.S. and China

North Korea reported on the U.S. movements changing its North Korea policy and China’s effort to resume six party talks. (Chosun Shinbo)

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