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Rodong Sinmun Calls for Giving Full Play to Self-reliance in DPRK

Pyongyang, August 19 (KCNA) -- Self-reliance provides a short-cut to an economic power and a key to a gate of a thriving nation.

Rodong Sinmun Friday says this in a bylined article.

The Korean people's indomitable fighting spirit of solving everything by their own efforts has become a mode of their existence and a powerful force pushing forward the revolution and construction despite the passage of time and replacement of generations, the article notes, and goes on:

The Korean revolutionary history could emerge so great and the Korean people such revolutionary people as the revolutionary spirit of self-reliance provided in the flames of the anti-Japanese war has been carried forward from generation to generation and century after century.

The Korean people have regarded the self-reliance as an immutable principle in the economy construction for decades and, therefore, made no even single deviation from the principle of socialism. They held the banner of ideology higher in face of manifold trials and difficulties and turned adversity into prosperity and misfortune into blessing by mobilizing the strength of the popular masses.

The Korean people are not weak people afraid of difficulties. They are staunch revolutionaries and ardent patriots who created new Chollima speed of Korea in the era of Songun, proving in practice the faith that Korea does whatever it is determined to do.

All the people should give full play to the revolutionary spirit of self-reliance and perform new miracles and merits in the drive to build an economic power and improve the standard of people's living, concludes the article.

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