Pyongyang, January 9 (KCNA) — The Workers’ Party and people of Korea will firmly maintain the anti-imperialist, independent stand, invariably pursue the external policy of independence, peace and friendship and make active efforts to bring earlier the victory in the cause of global independence and socialism, come what may, declared the Joint Editorial of the newspapers Rodong Sinmun and Joson Inmungun (Korean People’sArmy) issued on the New Year.
Rodong Sinmun says in a signed article January 8 that the declaration reflected the revolutionary principle of the Workers’ Party and people of Korea, their external policy, their internationalism and revolutionary will to make great contributions to the accomplishment of the human cause of independence.
International relations are developing in a diversified way and multi-poles are appearing in the world, the article says, and goes on:
The international situation fully proves the justness of the WPK’s external policy of independence, peace and friendship= it raises its sustained pursuance as the demand of the time.
We will always hold fast to independence against imperialism as the revolutionary banner and push ahead with a courageous struggle against imperialism and dominationism in any adversity.
We will strengthen the unity and solidarity with the socialist countries, non-aligned countries and the world people advocating independence against imperialism and develop good relations with capitalist countries that respect the sovereignty of the DPRK on the principle of independence.
We want to deal in a fair way with the abnormal relationship with the countries hostile towards the DPRK in the interests and desire of the Korean people and the peoples of those countries and in view of the development of international relations.
We will make every possible effort to hold in check and frustrate the imperialists’ policy of strength, achieve peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and defend peace and security in Asia and the rest of the world in firm unity with all the peaceloving forces around the world.
The idea of independence, peace and friendship is sure to win.
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