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Remembrance Meeting Held by Koreans in Uzbekistan
Pyongyang, July 5 (KCNA) -- Koreans in Uzbekistan held a remembrance meeting on June 30 on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the demise of President Kim Il Sung.

Present there were Chairman Jo Yun Hae and other officials of the Commonwealth of Independent States Regional Headquarters for Implementing the June 15 Joint Declaration and compatriots.

At the meeting speakers said that the past 15 years are days when the Korean nation has deeply felt how a great man it had as its leader.

They praised the anti-Japanese armed struggle waged by the President as a sacred war for the freedom and independence of Korea.

Noting that the President provided a firm guarantee for the victory of revolution, foreseeing even the future of the Korean revolution with his far-sighted intelligence, they praised this as the undying feat which will shine long in the history of the country and the world politics.

They stressed that they could never forget the tireless efforts made by the President who devoted his all to the reunification of the country and the prosperity of the nation till the last moments of his great life, no matter how much water may flow under the bridge.

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