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Members of KCU Meets
Pyongyang, February 15 (KCNA) -- A joint national meeting of the Korean Children's Union organizations took place at the Taekwon-do Hall Wednesday to commemorate the 70th birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il.

Attending the meeting were representatives of the KCU from all provinces, schoolchildren in Pyongyang and pupils joining it.

Present there on invitation were Choe Thae Bok, Yang Hyong Sop, Choe Ryong Hae, Mun Kyong Dok and officials concerned, officials of party organs and the youth league in Pyongyang, war veterans and persons of merit.

Ri Yong Chol, first secretary of the C.C., the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League, in his report said that Kim Jong Il who always paid deep attention to the work for bringing up successors to the revolution led the KCU members to make long journeys for the Songun revolution under the leadership of the party.

The reporter called on all KCU members to actively learn from the glorious childhood and youthhood of Kim Jong Il to study hard and sincerely take part in their organizational life and thus establish sense of organization and discipline to prepare themselves as pillars of Songun Korea.

Then followed an admission ceremony of the KCU.

Led by Choe Ryong Hae, secretary of the C.C., the Workers' Party of Korea, pupils admitting the KCU took an oath.

Officials, war veterans and persons of merit put red ties around their necks and pinned KCU badges on their chests.

Congratulatory speeches were made by Pak Chan Su, lecturer at the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, Pang Sung Son, principal of Pyongyang Secondary School No. 1, and Labor Hero and People's Sportswoman Jang Kyong Ok.

The speakers told them to hold father Kim Jong Il in high esteem forever and become genuine KCU members intensely loyal to the dear respected Kim Jong Un.

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