Pyongyang, June 20 (KCNA) — A celebration meeting and a film show were held in Egypt on June 13 to mark the 41st anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il’s start of his work at the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea and the 5th anniversary of the publication of the June 15 North-South Joint Declaration.
Siham Ahmad Mugahed, chairman of the Egypt-Korea Friendship Association, in his speech at the meeting highly praised Kim Jong Il for displaying the dignity of the country and the nation, smashing the imperialists’ moves to stifle the DPRK with his Songun policy.
At the end of the meeting, the participants watched the Korean film “The Great Leader Comrade Kim Jong Il Gives On-Site Guidance to the Work of Various Fields.”
A round-table talk took place at the Al Nour Newspaper Office of Syria on the same day.
The editor and other speakers said the DPRK led by the WPK was and is a beacon and bastion of socialism giving strength and courage to the world revolutionaries and progressives loving freedom and peace. The secret of it is that the Korean people are under the guidance of Kim Jong Il who has a great idea, tested and outstanding leadership ability and iron will, they stressed.
A meeting was held in Ulan Bator on June 14 on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the June 15 joint declaration.
N. Sarantuya, executive chairman of the Mongolian Mt. Paektu Association, addressing the meeting, said the DPRK has repulsed aggression and interference of foreign imperialists and turned into a country of independence, self-sustenance and self-defence as it has the Juche idea founded by President Kim Il Sung, the great leader.
J. Tsevelma, vice-chairman of the Mongolia-Korea Friendship Society, noted that the historic north-south summit was arranged and the joint declaration was adopted thanks to the Songun idea of Kim Jong Il.
Meanwhile, the Secretariat of the National Movement of Uganda and the Uganda-DPRK Friendship Association co-sponsored a meeting supporting the joint declaration in Kampala on June 13.
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