calendar>>February 16. 2013 Juch 102
Bulletin Issued by International United Confederation of Koreans
Pyongyang, February 16 (KCNA) -- The International United Confederation of Koreans released the January issue, Juche 102 (2013) of its bulletin Thongil.

The bulletin carried the full text of the New Year Address of the dear respected Marshal Kim Jong Un illustrated with a photo of him making the address.

It edited the full text of the speech made by him at the banquet given for the scientists, technicians, workers and officials who contributed to successful launch of satellite Kwangmyongsong 3-2 and introduced in detail the account of the banquet.

Also conveyed by it was the news that the title of the DPRK hero was awarded to the contributors to the satellite launch.

It gave an account of the opening of the Fourth Conference of Cell Secretaries of the Workers' Party of Korea.

It carried a memorandum issued by the DPRK Foreign Ministry calling for dismantling the "UN Command" in south Korea in order to defend the peace and security in the Korean Peninsula and the Asia-Pacific region.

It also carried statements of the DPRK National Defence Commission and its Foreign Ministry rejecting the UN Security Council's "resolution on sanctions" against the DPRK over its satellite launch for peaceful purposes.

It also conveyed news from the homeland and world news.

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