Pyongyang, September 27 (KCNA) — A meeting of representatives of different organisations was held in Tokyo on September 19 to inaugurate the Kanto and Koshinetsu Bloc Liaison Council for Japan-Korea Friendship and Solidarity, an umbrella organisation of Japan-Korea friendship organisations.
The meeting heard a report on the activities of the friendship organisations in various localities and reached an agreement on the formation of the bloc liaison council.
It also adopted the statutes of the council and selected its officials.
The bloc liaison council is aimed at increasing cooperation and solidarity among organisations through exchange and study of information and propaganda to promote a movement for Japan-Korea friendship and solidarity. Its cardinal tasks are an early establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, defence of national rights of Koreans in Japan, support for a movement for the independent and peaceful reunification of Korea and a drive for democracy in south Korea, introduction and dissemination of national culture and arts of Korea and promotion of academic and cultural exchanges.
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