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Day of Shining Star Marked Abroad
Pyongyang, February 12 (KCNA) -- Events took place in various countries on February 1 and 6 to mark the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (the Day of the Shining Star).

They included an opening ceremony of book, photo and handicraft exhibition in Peru, meeting and photo exhibition in Mongolia and film show in Nigeria.

On display in their venues were photos on the exploits of President Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il and the dear respected Kim Jong Un.

Also on show were their works, and books and photos introducing the true picture of Songun Korea and handicrafts associated with the wisdom and skill of the Korean people.

The acting governor of a district of Ica City, Ica Province, Peru hoped that the Peruvian people would deeply realize the long history and developed culture of Korea through the exhibition.

D. Michka, member of the guiding council of the Mongolia-Korea Friendship Society who is also general director of the Mongolian HUM Company Ltd., lauded Kim Jong Il for his great exploits in defending the sovereignty and dignity of the country and providing a strong foundation for building an economic power by pursuing his original Songun politics.

The general director also expressed support for the struggle of the Korean people advancing invariably along the road of independence true to the cause of Kim Jong Il.

The chairman of the Nigerian Group for the Study of the Juche Philosophy referred to the fact that Kim Jong Il energetically led the work for glorifying the undying exploits of Kim Il Sung for all ages with boundless loyalty to him.

A congratulatory message to Kim Jong Un was adopted at the event in Mongolia.

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