Period of Joint Struggle for Peace against War Declared in S. Korea

Pyongyang, June 14 (KCNA) — A meeting was reportedly held in the plaza of Dongguk University in Seoul on June 11 to declare a period of joint struggle

of the Koreans in the north, the south and overseas for peace against war and for the withdrawal of the U.S. forces.
Present at the meeting were members of the South Headquarters of the National Alliance for the Country’s Reunification (Pomminryon), the Association for Support to Prisoners of Conscience of the Family Movement for Realizing Democracy, the National Federation of Peasants Associations, the National Federation of the Poor, the South Headquarters of the National Alliance of Youth and Students for the Country’s Reunification, the south Korean Council of Youth Organizations, the south Korean Federation of University Student Councils, the Society of April Revolution and the Reunification Square.

Speakers including Ri Kyu Jae, chairman of the South Headquarters of Pomminryon, called on all the people to wage a staunch struggle in the nation’s march today when the Koreans in the north, the south and overseas from all walks of life are declaring a joint struggle, pooling their will to force the U.S. troops to pull out, stressing that the struggle against the U.S. should be waged from the stand of national cooperation and that for peaceful reunification also be waged from this stand.

Saying that U.S. troop pullout is a matter that must never be ignored, they called for driving the U.S. forces out of this land with the united efforts of the nation as laid down in the June 15 joint declaration.

A declaration of struggle was read out before an action program for the period of joint struggle was made public at the meeting.

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