The following are major news items and articles in the DPRK’s leading newspapers Thursday:

A Pyongyang city mass rally was held to fully support the statement of the DPRK government and a speech was made by Kim Ki Nam, member of the Political Bureau of the C.C., the Workers’ Party of Korea, member of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and vice-chairman of the C.C., WPK.

The commander of the Strategic Force of the Korean People’s Army said that the DPRK would send a stern warning to the U.S. with practical military action.

Articles stress that the DPRK would advance dynamically along the straight line of simultaneously developing the two fronts.

Papers echo what the public have said of the statement of the DPRK government.

Rodong Sinmun

An article denounces the south Korean authorities’ additional deployment of THAAD.

A commentary ridicules the Japanese reactionaries bustling about to cope with someone’s “threat” and another commentary stresses that the DPRK would bid farewell to the crime-woven history of the U.S. and Japanese reactionaries.

The month of solidarity with the Korean people ended in Cuba.

Women organizations in south Korea denounced the reckless remarks of the U.S. chief executive.

Minju Joson

An editorial calls for going all out toward the goal of final victory upholding the banner of self-reliance.

The DPRK foreign minister sent congratulatory messages to his counterparts of Pakistan and Venezuela on their appointment.

A commentary slashes the south Korean puppet group for imprudently behaving by wholeheartedly welcoming the UN “sanctions resolutions” cooked up by the U.S. and other hostile forces.