Pyongyang, August 16 (KCNA) — There took place a meeting for solidarity with the Korean people at the People’s Palace of Culture Wednesday in the joint name of the International Preparatory Committee for the Gathering 2017-Praise to the Great Persons of Mt Paektu and the Korean Committee for Solidarity with the World People (KCSWP)
Present there were Kim Jong Suk, chairwoman of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries and chairwoman of the KCSWP, and officials of public organizations including the KCSWP, the National Peace Committee of Korea and the Democratic Lawyers Association of Korea.
Present there were co-chairmen of the International Preparatory Committee for the Gathering 2017-Praise to the Great Persons of Mt Paektu including Helmi El Hadidi, chairman of the Afro-Asian People’s Solidarity Organization, figures of political parties of different countries and organizations for friendship and solidarity with the Korean people and representatives of international democratic organizations against imperialism.
Speeches were made by Lourdes Cervantes, secretary general of the Organization of Solidarity of the Peoples of Africa, Asia and Latin America, Chap Nhalyvoud, chairman of the FUNCINPEC Party of Cambodia, Fumihiro Himori, chairman of the Japan Committee for the Independent and Peaceful Reunification of Korea who is co-chairman of the International Preparatory Committee for the Gathering 2017-Praise to the Great Persons of Mt Paektu, Dermot Hudson, chairman of the British Association for the Study of Songun Policy who is chairman of the UK Preparatory Committee for the Gathering 2017-Praise to the Great Persons of Mt Paektu, and Iraklis Tsavdaridis, executive secretary of the World Peace Council.
The speakers highly praised President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il as the world elder statesmen and generals of Mt Paektu.
They said that the DPRK towered as a nuclear power of Juche and world’s military power thanks to the leadership of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.
They denounced evermore escalated moves of the U.S. and its vassal forces to isolate and stifle the DPRK as the barbarous acts aimed to deprive the DPRK of its sovereignty and right to existence and development and wring the windpipe of the Korean nation.
The world progressives will always stand by the Korean people and express invariable solidarity to them, they noted.
Kim Jong Suk in her speech expressed thanks to the foreign friends for voicing full support and solidarity to the just cause of the Korean people.
No one can block the Korean people from advancing toward the final victory under the leadership of Kim Jong Un, she declared.
A resolution of the meeting and a letter to the UN secretary general in the name of the participants in the meeting were adopted at the meeting.
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