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Study Tour of Kim Jong Il's Birthplace Launched
Pyongyang, February 3 (KCNA) -- School youth and children from across the country started their study tour of General Secretary Kim Jong Il's birthplace in the Paektusan secret camp on the occasion of his birthday.

A meeting for starting the tour took place in front of the Victorious Battle of Pochonbo Memorial Tower in Hyesan on Feb. 2.

The participants laid floral baskets and bouquets before the statue of President Kim Il Sung at the tower and paid tribute to him.

A reporter and speeches were made there.

After the meeting, the study tour group started its march for Pochonbo, carrying the flags bearing the portraits of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in its van.

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