Spokesman for DPRK FM on Prospect of Resumption of Six-party Talks

    Pyongyang, November 13 (KCNA) -- A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK gave the following answer to a question put by KCNA Saturday as regards some misinformation about the prospect of the resumption of the six-party talks afloat in the United States after the presidential election: Some American media recently spread nonsensical stories that the six-party talks could not succeed because the DPRK insisted on the bilateral talks between the DPRK and the U.S. only.
    This is nothing but sophism making profound confusing of the right and wrong.
    As already known, the six-party talks were realized thanks to the positive initiative of the DPRK and their present deadlock is entirely attributable to the U.S. far-fetched assertion.
    On various occasions the DPRK clarified that it stands for settling the nuclear issue between the DPRK and the U.S. through dialogue and negotiations and it does not stick to the form of the talks aimed to solve it.
    As for the bilateral talks, the DPRK has neither expected nor waited for them as the U.S. has been opposed to that kind of talks. Accordingly, the DPRK does not feel any need to ask the U.S. for the bilateral talks as it is not ready to hold them.
    Moreover, it does not stand to reason for the DPRK to try to hold any bilateral talks with the party which is hatching plots "to bring down the DPRK's system."
    For the U.S. to make its policy switchover is the key to finding a solution to the issue.
    If the U.S. drops its hostile policy aimed at "bringing down the system" in the DPRK and opts for co-existing with the latter in practice, it will be quite possible to settle the issue.
    The DPRK will go ahead to attain its desired goal strictly according to its independent judgment and in the state interests.

Complete Collection of Kim Il Sung's Works Vol. 56 Published

    Pyongyang, November 14 (KCNA) -- The Workers' Party of Korea Publishing House brought out Volume 56 of the Complete Collection of Kim Il Sung's Works, a library of the Juche idea which carries famous works of President Kim Il Sung in chronological order. The collection contains 25 works including his speeches, conclusions and talks in the period from November of Juche 63 (1974) to March of Juche 64 (1975).
    In this period the three revolutions, ideological, technical and cultural, was pushed forward in Korea and international solidarity for the independent and peaceful reunification of Korea grew stronger day by day.
    Recorded in the collection are outstanding ideas, theories and policies the President put forward to build up the Korean revolutionary base and achieve national reunification and the cause of global independence, seeing through the requirements of the revolutionary development and the trend of the situation.
    The work "Let Us Meet a Revolutionary Upheaval Victoriously by Strengthening the Party, Government Organs and People's Army and Carrying Out Great Socialist Construction More Efficiently" expounded the idea and policy on building up the Korean revolutionary base politically and militarily as firm as a rock and the works "Let Us Promote the Building of Socialism by Vigorously Carrying Out the Three Revolutions", "On Carrying Out the Agricultural Policy of the Partywithout Fail" put forth tasks and ways to step up socialist construction.
    "Answers to Questions Raised by Australian Journalists", "Answers to Questions Put by the General Manager of the Kuwait Newspaper Al Qabas" and other works elucidate the policy of the Workers' Party of Korea for national reunification and questions arising in achieving the cause of independent and peaceful reunification of the country and strengthening militant solidarity with the international revolutionary forces.
    The collection contains all unique and scientific solutions to the question of improving and strengthening the work of labor administration, the question of developing sports, the question of developing the movement of Koreans in Japan and other theoretical and practical problems arising in the revolution and construction.

Meeting Held to Convey Relief Funds to Koreans in Japan

    Tokyo, November 12 (KNS-KCNA) -- A ceremony of conveying relief funds sent by leader Kim Jong Il to Koreans in the quake-stricken area of Chuetsu, Niigata Prefecture, Japan was held at Joson Primary Middle School in Niigata on November 9. Kim Jong Il, taking it to his heart the news that a strong earthquake caused serious damage to Koreans in Chuetsu, saw to it that relief funds worth 100,000 U.S. dollars were sent to help them bring their life to normal at an early date.
    So Man Sul, chairman of the Central Standing Committee of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, addressing the ceremony, said that not a few countries have sent messages of sympathy and relief funds to the Japanese government in connection with the earthquake damage but no leader has directly sent relief funds to the compatriots of his country residing in the quake-hit area.
    He expressed deep sympathy to the Koreans in the area and said that the Central Standing Committee of Chongryon would pool efforts of all Koreans and do its best to help all the compatriots in the afflicted area to bring their life to normal.
    The reporter and speakers called for conducting powerful activities among all compatriots to assist Koreans in the quake-stricken area.

End to GI's Occupation of S. Korea Called for

    Pyongyang, November 14 (KCNA) -- An end should be put to the nearly 60-year-long U.S. imperialist aggression troops' occupation of south Korea which brought a bitter tragedy of division to the Korean nation and blocked the unified development of the country, Roding Sinmun Sunday says in a signed article. Noting that the U.S. occupation of south Korea is a direct product of the U.S. ambition for aggression on Korea, the author says that the U.S. troops landed on south Korea after the defeat of the Japanese imperialists in a bid to realize the U.S. policy of domination of Korea.
    The article goes on:
    The U.S. military occupation of south Korea is entirely contrary to the will and interests of the south Korean people as it is an illegal and unjustifiable invasion. The main object of the occupation is to attain its aggressive interests and hold its supremacy in Asia-Pacific region.
    The occupation is a villainous infringement upon the sovereignty and national dignity of Korea and an anti-reunification and anti-peace behavior against the will and desire of Koreans.
    It is because of the obstructive moves of the U.S. imperialist aggressor troops that the Korean nation has not yet made unified progress since its liberation, the turning phase of reunification provided by the historic July 4 Joint Statement was reversed and the inter-Korean agreement and the joint declaration for denuclearization became wastepaper as soon as they were adopted and effectuated.
    Referring to the fact that the U.S. bellicose forces are now desperately scheming to put the brake on the process of inter-Korean reconciliation, cooperation and reunification, the article states that they are massively forward deploying up-to-date war equipment in and around south Korea under the signboard of the "cutback and relocation" of the U.S. troops to escalate the tension and drive the situation of the Korean Peninsula to the brink of a war.
    The U.S. reckless war move for aggression is the most dangerous one totally running counter to the historic trend of the nation toward peace and reunification, it says, and stresses: The United States should change its Korea policy to meet the trend of the new century and the demand of the Korean nation and make a decision to immediately withdraw its troops from south Korea.

Struggle of Government Employees Union Supported in S. Korea

    Pyongyang, November 14 (KCNA) -- The south Korean Federation of University Student Councils reportedly made public a statement on Wednesday and stressed that it would positively support and solidarize with the Government Employees Union in its struggle for the three rights of labor. The statement said that the government seized and searched the branch office rooms of the union in all areas from November 6 to crack down on the vote for and against the general strike of the union and walked away at least 190 unionists who participated in the rally to vow to struggle for the three rights of labor on November 7.
    The government's crackdown is little different from the suppression of trade unions during the military dictatorial "government", said the statement.

Korean People's Struggle Supported by U.S. Organization

    Pyongyang, November 13 (KCNA) -- The U.S. Solidarity Committee Supporting the National Democratic Front of South Korea (NDFSK) and the South Koreans' Struggle sent a letter of solidarity to the Pyongyang Mission of the NDFSK on October 31. The letter said: The U.S. imperialists began massively shipping modern war equipment into south Korea, putting off the "plan to reduce some of the U.S. troops in south Korea" in the wake of the massive protest of south Koreans.
    Such racket of aggression against the DPRK indicates that they are preparing a destructive strike at the DPRK.
    Underscoring the need to conduct an urgent solidarity action to foil the moves of the U.S. imperialists who adopted even the "North Korean Human Rights Act", the letter went on:
    The opinion of the U.S. and its allied forces is focused on attacking the DPRK as was the case with Iraq. They begin their campaign under the absurd pretext of "human rights violation" and the like which leads to economic sanctions and inspection of weapons of mass destruction.
    If the U.S. imperialists invade the DPRK, Korea will be reduced to their cemetery.
    The letter called on the world progressive forces to extend solidarity to the Korean people in their struggle against the U.S. imperialists' moves.

New Houses Built for Coal Miners

    Pukchang, November 12 (KCNA) -- 250 new houses for 500 coal miners' families have been built in Tukjang area of Pukchang County, South Phyongan Province. Cities, counties and complexes of the province formed a construction force which has energetically pushed forward the project of building houses for the coal miners who suffered from flood. As a result, they have been provided with better housing conditions.
    Ministries and national institutions including the Secretariat of the Cabinet, the State Planning Commission and the Ministry of Electricity and Coal Industries have rendered sincere help to the construction project, sending it building materials.
    Modern houses have been completed in five areas of the Myonghak Coal Mine, the Tukjang Youth Coal Mine and the Ryongsan Coal Mine in a matter of two months.
    Each house has living rooms, a drawing room, a kitchen, a bathroom, a store, etc. to the convenience of coal miners.
    A ceremony of entering new houses was held on Nov. 12.

U.S. Moves for Nuclear War against DPRK under Fire

    Pyongyang, November 13 (KCNA) -- No matter what others may say the DPRK will as ever strive to increase its self-defensive nuclear deterrent force to cope with the U.S. moves for a nuclear war for the sake of the country and the nation, declared a spokesman for the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland in a statement issued on Nov. 12. Recalling that the United States worked out a scenario for using 30 nuclear bombs in the northern area of Korea in case of emergency on the Korean Peninsula and staged even an exercise of dropping sham nuclear warheads, the statement termed this a serious violation of peace and security on the Korean Peninsula and an unpardonable criminal move to bring the Korean nation a horrible nuclear disaster.
    The statement continued: The U.S. has been loudmouthed about a "peaceful settlement" of the DPRK-U.S. nuclear issue and the six-party talks but it has become clearer that it is only watching for an opportunity after completing its preparations for a nuclear war to stifle the DPRK. The situation firmly convinces the Korean people that what the DPRK has done to build a powerful nuclear deterrent force to cope with the U.S. moves for a nuclear war was a just measure to protect the security of the country and the nation.

Grand National Party Condemned in S. Korea

    Pyongyang, November 13 (KCNA) -- A rally condemning the Grand National Party of south Korea was reportedly sponsored by the People's Solidarity for Abolition of the "National Security Law" on November 9. At the rally speakers branded the Grand National Party as a pro-American and pro-Japanese group which is a legacy from the division of the country and said that there is no need for the GNP to exist today when the nation is greeting the era of reunification.
    The participants elated the atmosphere of struggle, shouting "Disband the GNP opposed to the repeal of the NSL", "Disband the GNP challenging democracy" and other slogans.
    The People's Solidarity for Abolition of the NSL stated that it would continue to hold such rallies.

Burlesque for Keeping NSL Assailed

    Pyongyang, November 13 (KCNA) -- The ultra-right reactionaries of the Grand National Party of south Korea faked up a "bill on revising the National Security Law". Commenting on this, Rodong Sinmun Saturday denounces it as a deception and mockery of the south Korean people calling for the abolition of the NSL and a challenge to the fellow countrymen. The "bill" introduced by them going against the trend of the times towards the repeal of the NSL is aimed not to revise it but keep it in force, the news analyst says, and goes on:
    Their true intention is evidenced by the fact that they are trying to leave Clause 2 of the NSL referring to the charge of "non-recognition of the government" as it is. This is a most poisonous article of the NSL and its core as it defines the north as an "anti-state organization". To remove some secondary articles of the NSL while leaving this poisonous article as it is, talking about its revision is, in fact, no more than a crafty move to deceive the public calling for the abolition of the NSL and keep the evil law in force.
    Clear is the aim the ultra-right reactionary conservatives of the GNP sought in vociferating about the revision of the NSL after doggedly opposing its abolition by staking their lot on its maintenance. In a nutshell, it is aimed to stem the strong trend of the times towards the repeal of the NSL and keep it in force at any cost in a bid to save their traitorous party from collapse.
    If the GNP can see and hear something, it should never ignore the trend of the times and the voices of the people calling for the repeal of the NSL. If it persists in its moves to keep it, the leftover of the era of confrontation while going against the people's mindset, it will be thrown into a dumping ground of history together with the NSL.

U.S. "Human Rights Offensive" under Fire

    Pyongyang, November 13 (KCNA) -- The U.S. imperialists are unreasonably interfering in the internal affairs of other countries over the human rights issue. Rodong Sinmun Saturday says in a signed article in this regard:
    The U.S. ruling quarters term other countries "human rights abusers" as they please. They are maliciously slandering the DPRK, China, Cuba and other countries under the pretext of "protection of human rights" while talking this or that about human rights performance in those countries whenever an opportunity presents itself.
    An aim sought by the U.S. imperialists in this is to tarnish the image of progressive countries and socialist countries over the human rights issue and internationally isolate them. They also seek to instigate counter-revolutionary elements in those countries to create social disturbances and discontent in a bid to realize "regime changes" there.
    The U.S. "human rights offensive" is mainly targeted against the DPRK.
    The U.S. has already rendered active help, financial and material, to those anti-DPRK plot-breeding organizations in countries around it. It is busy pressurizing some countries to defile the image of the DPRK and create an atmosphere favorable for realizing a "regime change" in the DPRK.
    If the world connives at the human rights offensive staged by the U.S. imperialists under the pretext of "protection of human rights" the sovereignty and the interests of the progressive countries will be seriously infringed upon and the world will become noisier.
    The present situation requires heightened vigilance against the U.S. "human rights offensive." All those countries that respect human rights should pool efforts and overwhelm the U.S. imperialists' unjust human rights offensive with a just and powerful offensive.

Executive Director of KEDO Arrives

    Pyongyang, November 13 (KCNA) -- Charles Kartman, executive director of the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization, and his party arrived here Saturday by air.

EU Troika Delegation Here

    Pyongyang, November 13 (KCNA) -- An EU Troika delegation arrived here today. It was greeted at the airport by officials concerned and diplomatic envoys of Germany, Sweden and Poland here

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Vocero de CRPP condena complot nuclear de EE.UU.

    Pyongyang, 13 de noviembre (ATCC) -- No importa lo que digan otros, la Republica Popular Democratica de Corea se esforzara invariablemente tambien en lo adelante por fortalecer la fuerza de detencion nuclear autodefensiva frente a las maniobras de guerra nuclear de EE.UU. Asi senala el portavoz del Comite por la Reunificacion Pacifica de la Patria (CRPP) en una declaracion publicada el dia 12 y continua:
    EE.UU. elaboro un guion de utilizar 30 artefactos nucleares en la parte Norte de Corea en el tiempo de emergencia de esta Peninsula y realizo hasta un ejercicio de lanzamiento de ojivas simuladas en la region nortena, lo cual es una grave amenaza a la paz y seguridad de la Peninsula Coreana e intolerable acto criminal tendente a meter a toda la nacion coreana en un torbellino del desastre nuclear.
    Se ha hecho mas evidente que EE.UU. predica la "solucion pacifica" del problema nuclear entre la RPDC y EE.UU. y las "conversaciones a 6 bandas", pero, de hecho, acecha una oportunidad para aplastar la RPDC luego de dar toque final a sus preparativos de guerra nuclear contra esta.
    Sentimos en carne propia cuan justa es nuestra decision de preparar la poderosa fuerza de detencion nuclear frente a las maniobras de guerra nuclear de EE.UU.

Entidad de EE.UU. se solidariza con lucha de pueblo coreano

    Pyongyang, 13 de noviembre (ATCC) -- La Sucursal del Frente Democratico Nacional del Sur de Corea en esta capital recibio una carta de solidaridad que le dirigiera el 31 de octubre el Comite de Solidaridad de Estados Unidos con la Lucha del FDN y del pueblo del Sur de Corea. La misiva revela que los imperialistas norteamericanos prorrogaron el "plan de retirada de sus efectivos" estacionados en el Sur de Corea despues de la protesta masiva de surcoreanos y, al contrario, comenzaron a introducir en gran escala los modernos equipos belicos a esa parte y anade que tal alboroto demuestra que EE.UU. prepara un ataque destructivo contra Corea.
    Apunta que se necesitan imperiosamente las actividades de solidaridad para frustrar las maniobras de EE.UU. que tramo hasta la "ley de derechos humanos del Norte de Corea" y prosigue:
    La opinion publica de EE.UU. y sus fuerzas satelites, al igual que en Iraq, se enfoca a atacar a Corea. Eso se empieza como pretexto absurdo "violacion de derechos humanos" y sigue como sancion economica, inspeccion de las armas de exterminio masivo, etc.
    Si EE.UU. invade a la RPDC, esta tierra se hara tumba de los yanquis.
    La carta exhorta a las fuerzas progresistas del mundo a manifestar la solidaridad con la lucha del pueblo coreano contra las maquinaciones de los imperialistas norteamericanos.

Rodong Sinmun rechaza ofensiva de EE.UU en materia de "DDHH"

    Pyongyang, 13 de noviembre (ATCC) -- El diario Rodong Sinmun, en un articulo individual de su edicion del dia 13, se refiere a que hoy en dia, los Estados Unidos intervienen en los asuntos internos de otros paises pretextando el estado de "los derechos humanos" de estos y prosigue: Los gobernantes de EE.UU. acusan arbitrariamente a otros paises de "violadores de DDHH" y, en cada oportunidad que se les ofrece censuran perversamente a Corea, China, Cuba y otros paises soberanos del planeta evaluando injustamente la "situacion de DDHH".
    El objetivo que persiguen los Estados Unidos a traves del "problema de los DDHH", es desvirtuar la imagen de los paises progresistas y socialistas, aislarlos en el plano internacional y azuzar a los contrarrevolucionarios de estos paises a crear confusion y descontento sociales y lograr la sustitucion del poder.
    La Republica Popular Democratica de Corea es el foco principal de la ofensiva de DDHH de los Estados Unidos.
    Este pais norteamericano brinda activo apoyo financiero y material a las entidades intrigantes anti-RPDC en los contornos de esta, mientras que ejerce presion sobre algunos paises para entenebrecer la imagen de ella y se ocupa de las faenas de creacion de un ambiente a favor del "derrocamiento del regimen" del Norte.
    De tolerarse tal ofensiva del Tio Sam, se veran afectados la soberania y los intereses de los paises progresistas y se armara mas escandalo en el mundo.
    La realidad de hoy demanda elevar mas que nunca la vigilancia sobre la ofensiva de DDHH de los EE.UU.
    Los paises que respetan los derechos humanos deben unir sus fuerzas para oponer con la poderosa y justa ofensiva a la injusta ofensiva de EE.UU. en esta materia.

Rodong Sinmun denuncia farsa de "partido Hannara"

    Pyongyang, 13 de noviembre (ATCC) -- El diario Rodong Sinmun, en un comentario individual del dia 13, senala que los elementos reaccionarios ultraderechistas del "partido Hannara" del Sur de Corea fraguaron un "anteproyecto de ley" a rotulo de enmendar la "ley de seguridad" y subraya: Esto es un engano y burla a los habitantes surcoreanos que claman por la anulacion de este codigo infame y un desafio a los norcoreanos.
    El "anteproyecto" en cuestion esbozado por los compinches del "partido Hannara" en detrimento de la demanda de la epoca sobre la anulacion de la "ley de seguridad" no es la "enmienda" sino la reedicion de este codigo tristemente famoso. Lo prueba la intencion de ellos de mantener intacta la clausula "pretension del gobierno" del articulo 2 de la "ley de seguridad". La citada clausula es la mas perniciosa y medular que define a la RPDC como "entidad anti-estatal". Dejar intacta tal clausula de veneno elemental y eliminar una serie de otras insignificantes a rotulo de enmendarla no pasa de ser una sutil farsa para mantenerla burlando la opinion publica en demanda de su anulacion.
    Es claro el motivo por el cual esos reaccionarios conservadores del "partido Hannara" fingen enmendarla aunque en el periodo pasado se oponian a toda trance a su anulacion. Lo propusieron finalmente para detener la furiosa demanda de la epoca sobre la anulacion de "ley de seguridad", mantenerla de todas maneras y evitar la descomposicion de su partido.
    Los compinches del "partido Hannara" no deben menospreciar la corriente de la epoca y la opinion publica en demanda de la anulacion de la "ley de seguridad". Al tratar de mantenerla seran echados finalmente junto con esta legislacion maligna al basurero de la historia.