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Anniversary of Start of Work at WPK Observed in Italy
Pyongyang, May 24 (KCNA) -- A meeting was held in Italy on May 17 to mark the 46th anniversary of General Secretary Kim Jong Il's start of work at the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea and to celebrate his successful China visit.

On display in the venue of the meeting were his works and books and photos introducing the Korean people in the drive to build a great prosperous and powerful socialist nation and achieve national reunification.

Present there on invitation were the DPRK ambassador to Italy and his embassy officials.

Speeches were made there.

A secretary of the Trionfale District, Rome, Committee of the Communist Reconstruction Party of Italy warmly congratulated General Secretary Kim Jong Il on his successful visit to China and wished the WPK greater successes in the work for building a rich and powerful country and improving the people's standard of living this year marking the 65th anniversary of its foundation.

A secretary of the Trionfale District, Rome, Committee of the Communist Party of Italy said that the Korean people have pushed ahead with the building of a thriving socialist nation while smashing the imperialists' moves to stifle the DPRK under the Songun leadership of Kim Jong Il, holding high the banner of the Juche idea founded by President Kim Il Sung.

The whole society has been modeled on the Juche idea and the single-minded unity of the army and the people based on the Songun idea further strengthened in the DPRK under the leadership of Kim Jong Il, he added.

Aldo Bernardini, chairman of the Italian Committee for the Study of the Juche idea, praised the Songun politics of the WPK originated from the Juche idea as the most just political mode to be constantly held fast to under the present complicated situation.

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