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Kim Jong Un's Aug. 25 Speech Reported by Foreign Media
| Pyongyang, August 27 (KCNA) -- Foreign media Sunday reported the speech made by Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un at the banquet given in celebration of August 25, the 52nd anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's start of the Songun revolutionary leadership.
Xinhua News Agency said:
Kim Jong Un, supreme leader of the DPRK, addressing the banquet given in celebration of the 52nd anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's start of the Songun revolutionary leadership, noted that the U.S. and south Korea are staging large-scale war drills for aggression targeted against the DPRK even with forces of their allies involved, posing a grave threat to its security.
He said that if the enemies fire even a single shell on the inviolable territory and territorial waters of the DPRK, the KPA should deal prompt deadly blows at them and the whole army should turn out as one and lead the battle to an all-out counter-offensive for accomplishing the great cause of national reunification, adding that he issued this order to the whole army and examined the operational plan for implementing it and finally signed it.
The Chinese News Service said:
Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un in his speech made at the banquet given in celebration of Aug. 25 noted that Kim Jong Il provided the great unity between the army and people of the country with his patriotic will.
He stressed that the DPRK will never remain an onlooker to the enemies' moves and if another war breaks out, the U.S. and south Korea will meet a shameful doom in the war and the Korean nation will greet national reunification.
ITAR-TASS quoted Kim Jong Un as saying in his speech at the banquet given in celebration of Aug. 25:
"Counter a provocation with a prompt counterattack and a war of aggression with a great, just war for national reunification!" This is the principled stand and steadfast will of the DPRK.
"We will not remain an onlooker to the enemies' frantic moves for aggression but make every possible effort to protect the destiny of the country and the nation."
Kyodo and Jiji news services also reported the speech.
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