Pyongyang, December 30 (KCNA) — It is an unprecedented miracle in history that the Korean people have firmly defended the socialist system of Juche, the most precious gain of the Korean revolution, and demonstrated the might of socialist korea, overcoming ordeals this year.
Rodong Sinmun says this in a signed article today.
The daily notes:
This year the Korean people solemnly held a memorial service for the third year after the death of President Kim Il Sung. In the course of this they showed well the noblest moral obligation of holding him in high esteem forever.
General Kim Jong Il was elected General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea in accordance with the unanimous will and desire of the whole party, all the army and all the people this year. This was a historical event which is of epochal significance in the development of the party and the revolution.
As General Kim Jong Il is standing in the van of the party and the revolution and the whole party, all the army and all the people are united in one mind, not wavering in any storms of history, the country will be reunified and shine forever as prosperous Kim Il Sung’s Korea. This is the faith and optimism we have, looking back upon the year of great events.
The indomitable will of the Korean people has been fully displayed in the struggle to overcome all hardships and difficulties by their own efforts and effect innovations in production and construction.
This year witnessed a fundamental turn in the struggle to preserve the Juche character and national character of the revolution and construction.
It is under the outstanding and tested leadership of the General Kim Jong Il that the Korean people could demonstrate the stamina of Kim Il Sung’s Korea, holding high the red flag this year.
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