Group Meetings Held at Reunification Festival

Pyongyang, June 15 (KCNA) — Meetings of workers, peasants, youth and students, women, teachers and politicians, etc. in the north and the south and overseas were held in Pyongyang and local districts today as part of the grand festival for national reunification marking the 5th anniversary of the June 15 joint declaration.

The meetings reviewed the successes and experience gained in the reunification movement over the last five years since the publication of the historic June 15 joint declaration and discussed the issues of uniting all the Koreans under the banner of “By Our National Itself” to check and frustrate the outside forces’ moves for interference and war, promote national reconciliation and unity and boost the cooperation between the north and the south.

They also discussed the issues of more dynamically waging the movement for national reunification with the preparatory committee for joint functions of Koreans in the north, the south and overseas to implement the June 15 joint declaration, an organization for the nationwide movement for reunification as an umbrella body.

The meeting of youth and students in the north and the south held at the Central Youth Hall adopted a declaration on setting the period from June 13 to September 8, the 60th year since the U.S. forces’ occupation of south Korea as a period of the movement for national independence and staging actions.

The participants of the meetings visited the units concerned and enjoyed art performances.

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