Pyongyang, October 10 (KCNA) — The days of leader Kim Jong Il’s leadership over the Workers’ Party of Korea and the Korean revolution as general secretary of the WPK hold a particular place in the history of our country, Rodong Sinmun Tuesday says in an article.
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It is a noteworthy event in the history that Kim Jong Il firmly maintained the Songun-based revolutionary line, the ever-victorious banner of the Korean revolution, comprehensively pursued the Songun politics and ushered in the new era of the development of the party and the revolution.
Thanks to the peerlessly great man, our party could firmly preserve its revolutionary character and lead to victory the socialist cause of Juche without a moment’s depression and stepping and our army and people, united close around the party, could achieve the proud victory in defending socialism without any vacillation, weathering grim ordeals.
With his firm faith and will for national reunification he provided the historic June 15 joint declaration and the October 4 declaration to establish the milestone for independent reunification in the new century. His patriotic leadership radically intensified the general movement for reunification and his noble patriotism and great virtues opened up a new turning point of great national unity.
With his ardent patriotism, outstanding leadership ability and noble traits, he wisely led the reunification movement of the nation to lay the strong foundation for achieving independent reunification. His undying exploits will shine long with the history of the prosperous nation.
The army and people of the DPRK will as ever achieve victory and glory thanks to the ever-victorious guideline set forth by leader Kim Jong Il and the wise guidance of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.
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