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Day of Shining Star Commemorated in Different Countries
Pyongyang, February 23 (KCNA) -- Events took place in different countries on Feb. 12 and 13 on the occasion of the birth anniversary of general secretary Kim Jong Il (Day of the Shining Star). They included meetings, book and photo exhibitions and film shows in Palestine, Thailand, Italy and Uganda.

Displayed in the venues were works of the peerlessly great men, photos of their immortal feats and books and photos of the Korean people building a thriving nation.

The general secretary of the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front said that Kim Jong Il's was a life devoted to carrying forward the idea and cause of President Kim Il Sung, the founder of socialist Korea, fighting against the U.S.-led imperialist allied forces and building the DPRK into a powerful nation.

Though Kim Jong Il passed away, his feats will last forever, the chairman of the Organization for the Study of the Juche Idea of Thailand said, adding the progressive people will remain unchanged in ardently following and revering him.

The Korean people will certainly build a thriving socialist nation under the leadership of the dear respected Kim Jong Un who is identical to Kim Jong Il, said the general secretary of the Struggle for the Peace and Socialism of Italy.

Kim Jong Il was a distinguished leader who turned the DPRK into a political, ideological and military power with his Songun politics, noted the secretary general of the African Regional Committee of Friendship and Solidarity with the Korean People.

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