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Foreign Crewmen Meeting Held
Pyongyang, October 9 (KCNA) --A meeting of crewmen of foreign ships was held at Chongjin Port in North Hamgyong Province on October 8 to congratulate General Secretary Kim Jong Il on his reelection as general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and celebrate the 65th birthday of the WPK.

Present there were captains and crewmen of Panamanian-flagged ships and a Cambodian-flagged ship.

Speeches were made at the meeting.

The Speakers said that President Kim Il Sung who laid a solid foundation for the party building long ago founded the Workers' Party of Korea after the country's liberation and wisely led it to creditably play its role as the revolutionary party which struck its roots among the popular masses.

They stressed that Kim Jong Il who has successfully carried forward the idea and cause of the President has strengthened and developed the WPK into an invincible party.

Thanks to the leadership of Kim Jong Il the WPK will shatter the imperialists' moves to stifle the DPRK, honorably defend the gains of socialism and certainly achieve the cause of reunification, they added.

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