Pyongyang, May 24 (KCNA) — The Benin-Korea Amicable Association “Long Live Kim Jong Il, Supreme Leader” and the Benin National Committee for the Study of the Juche Idea made public a joint statement on May 16 to hail the successful test-launch of ground-to-ground medium-to-long range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12.
The statement extended warm congratulations to the officials, scientists and technicians in the field of rocket research of the DPRK who manufactured the wonderful weapon system startling the world in a short span of time under the wise guidance of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.
The great success of the test-launch means a great victory won by the Korean people, the statement said, and went on:
The DPRK which ranked itself among the nuclear powers in name and reality will resolutely smash the despicable moves of the U.S. resorting to threat and blackmail by introducing nuclear and strategic weapons into the areas around the Korean peninsula.
The statement extended full support to the Korean people, convinced that they will surely emerge victorious in their just cause for reunifying Korea, rallied close around Kim Jong Un.
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