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Important Days of DPRK Marked in Kyrgyzstan
Pyongyang, December 27 (KCNA) -- A meeting was held in Bishkek by the United Confederation of Koreans in Kyrgyzstan on Dec. 24 to celebrate the 17th anniversary of General Secretary
Kim Jong Il's assumption of supreme commandership of the Korean People's Army and the 91st birth anniversary of anti-Japanese war hero Kim Jong Suk.

The participants first laid a floral basket and bouquets before the portraits of President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in the venue of the function and paid tribute to them.

At the meeting, Pak Kyong Ho, chairman of the confederation, said that the DPRK has won brilliant victory in the struggle to defend socialism against the U.S. imperialists with the might of Songun as it is led by Kim Jong Il, supreme commander of the KPA.

The undying revolutionary exploits performed by Kim Jong Suk in the great anti-Japanese war and building of a new country after the liberation of Korea would shine long in history, he said, and went on:

Kim Jong Il's Songun politics provides sure military guarantee for the Korean people's revolutionary advance for building a great prosperous powerful socialist nation.

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