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New Postage Stamps Issued
Pyongyang, April 7 (KCNA) -- A new stamp (sheetlet) was issued in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for an international exposition of philately which will be held in a city in the northern area of Belgium from April 9.

Printed in the upper part of the stamp are an inscription "In Commemoration of the Antwerp 2010 International Exposition of Philately" and pictures of such rare animals as Brachyramphus perdix, Gallinago solitaria, Porzana paykullii, Pernis apivorus, Pongo pygmaeus and Loxodonta africana.

Other stamps showing such orchidaceous plants as Dendrobium-Hybriden, Cymbidium Lillian Stewart "Red Carpet", Epidendrum radiatum and Sophronitella brevipendunculata were also issued.

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