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Papers Call for Glorifying Songun Revolutionary Feats for All Ages
Pyongyang, December 24 (KCNA) -- Papers Tuesday carry editorials on the occasion of the 22nd anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's assumption of supreme commandership of the Korean People's Army (KPA).

Kim Jong Il's assumption of supreme commandership of the KPA made it possible to open the bright future of the country and the nation and provide a sure guarantee for accomplishing the revolutionary cause of Juche started in Mt. Paektu by dint of the might of Songun, Rodong Sinmun says, and goes on:

The cause of the Juche-oriented army building has greeted a new heyday and the overall military capability of the country has been rapidly strengthened since he started the Songun-based revolutionary leadership.

A particular mention should be made of the fact that he formulated and systematized the Songun idea and established it as the powerful Songun political mode under socialism. This was the historic event that provided the eternal foundation for the prosperity of the country and nation.

A proud victory was won in the anti-imperialist, anti-U.S. confrontation and the national power with the military capability as a core was incomparably strengthened in the 90s of the last century and the 10s of the new century. This is the precious fruition of his Songun politics and Songun revolutionary leadership.

Thanks to his experienced leadership, the KPA has grown up to be the invincible revolutionary Paektusan army which upholds the idea and cause of the leader with faith.

The DPRK demonstrated its might as an invincible military power equipped with the powerful war deterrence under his leadership.

All service personnel and people have achieved an invincible integral whole, rallied close around the leader with one idea and intention, comradely love and revolutionary sense of obligation, and a solid harmonious whole in which the army devotedly serve the people and the people love the army like their kinsmen and sincerely assist the army. This is the true picture of the great army-people unity achieved under the leadership of Kim Jong Il.

Minju Joson says:

He was the peerlessly brilliant Songun commander who performed the undying feats for the accomplishment of the Juche-based army building and the prosperity of the socialist country while steering the Korean revolution through his Songun revolutionary leadership for decades. His Songun revolutionary idea and feats will be everlasting.

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