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Rodong Sinmun Anniversary of Democratic Front for Reunification of Korea Marked
Pyongyang, July 25 (KCNA) -- Rodong Sinmun Monday dedicates an article to the 65th anniversary of the formation of the Democratic Front for the Reunification of Korea (July 22, 1946.)

The article says:

The DFRK is an organization of the reunification front reflecting the common desire of the fellow countrymen to establish the sovereignty of the nation throughout Korea and achieve the reunification of the country and prosperity of the nation.

The formation of the DFRK marked a historic event of weighty importance in the struggle of the Korean people for national reunification as it was the brilliant fruition of the idea of great national unity and the line of reunification front set forth and consistently maintained by President Kim Il Sung during the period of the anti-Japanese revolutionary struggle.

With this formation as a momentum, all the democratic political parties, social organizations and people of all strata who love the country and nation and desire reunification of the country came to unite as one under the banner of the great national unity irrespective of ideology, ism, political view and religious belief and waged a more dynamic struggle for the independent and peaceful reunification of the country.

The DFRK has made a glorious and shining history through its struggle for national unity and reunification since the very day of its formation and developed to be a solid and mass organization of the united front.

The President put forward the idea that the great national unity directly means the reunification of the country and set the great national unity as a main task of the movement for national reunification.

General secretary Kim Jong Il formulated the three principles of national reunification, the proposal for founding the Democratic Federal Republic of Koryo and the 10-point program of the great unity of the whole nation as three mainstays and three charters for national reunification, clearly indicating targets and orientation for the Korean people to achieve the cause of reunification.

He provided the historic inter-Korean summits and the June 15 joint declaration and the October 4 declaration whose main idea is "By Korean nation itself". This is the special exploit he has performed for the great national unity and achieving the cause of national reunification, the article concludes.

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