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Lectures Given Abroad to Mark Kim Jong Il's Birth Anniversary
Pyongyang, February 14 (KCNA) -- Lectures took place in Tajikistan, Serbia, Guinea and Spain in the period between January 31 and February 6 on the occasion of the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (the Day of the Shining Star).

Kurbonzyon Mirzoyeva, member of the Presidium of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Tajikistan, said that Kim Jong Il developed the Workers' Party of Korea into an invincible, tested and experienced party which achieved its perfect unity and cohesion on the basis of the revolutionary idea of President Kim Il Sung.

The precious exploits he performed on behalf of the Korean and world revolution would always be remembered by progressive mankind, she added.

The general secretary of the New Yugoslav Communist Party praised him as an outstanding thinker and theoretician, great statesman, peerlessly Songun brilliant commander and benevolent father of the people as he performed immortal exploits in the sacred cause for the country and its people.

Although he passed away, his exploits performed on behalf of the Korean revolution and history would always shine, the general secretary noted.

Secouna Camara, director general of the Kim Il Sung Institute of Agricultural Science in Guinea, said that Kim Jong Il was a great man possessed of rare enthusiasm, adding that his strong sense of responsibility for the country and its people was the source of his extraordinary fervor with which he valued time more than any others and made the best use of it.

A message of greeting to the dear respected Kim Jong Un was adopted at the lecture in Guinea.

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