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Celebrations of Kim Jong Il's Birthday Held Abroad
Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- Events took place in various countries between Feb. 15 and 19 in celebration of the birthday of General Secretary Kim Jong Il.

They were meetings, photo exhibitions and film shows in Cuba and UK, a lecture in Mexico, a seminar and a film show in Russia and a joint meeting, photo exhibitions and film shows in Laos and Libya.

The chairman of the Cuban preparatory committee for commemorating the centenary of birth of President Kim Il Sung praised Kim Jong Il for having wisely led the revolution and construction under a far-reaching plan to accomplish the Korean revolution with arms true to the idea and leadership of the President.

The deputy dean of the Faculty of Humanities of National Autonomous University of Mexico stressed that the Korean people having Kim Jong Il at the top posts of the party, state and army would surely build a thriving nation and reunify the country by the dint of Songun and single-minded unity.

All the successes made by the DPRK in building of socialism and international arena are associated with the august name of Kim Jong Il, said the chairman of the Southwestern Administrative District of Moscow of the Chernobyl Council of Russia. The Korean people will surely attain the goal of building a thriving nation under his leadership, he added.

A congratulatory message to Kim Jong Il was adopted at a meeting in UK.

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