Support to Struggle against Expansion of U.S. Military Base Called for

Pyongyang, April 5 (KCNA) — Civic and public organizations of south Korea reportedly decided to hold a candle-light event on every Friday in solidarity with the struggle against the U.S. military base in Phyongthaek near Kwanghwamun, Seoul, from March 31.

At the first Friday candle-light rally held on March 31, its participants called upon the citizens to solidarize with the above-said struggle.

Noting that shortly ago residents in Phyongthaek sowed seeds in the land as a token of resistance against the authorities’ requisitioning of land for the expansion of the U.S. military base, speakers at the rally said that it instilled confidence of victory into the people desirous of peace on this land.

It is the unanimous desire of all the people to live as a human being in a peaceful world, they said, declaring:

We will spare no support and encouragement till the struggle against the expansion of the U.S. military base has been crowned with a victory.

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