calendar>> January 22. 2014 Juche 103
S. Korean Authorities Urged to Lend Ear to Voices of Fellow Countrymen for National Reunification
Pyongyang, January 22 (KCNA) -- Minjok Thongsin, an internet paper of Koreans in the U.S., on Jan. 11 in an article contributed by the head of the Uruk Symphony Orchestra, an art troupe of Koreans in the U.S., accused the conservative group of south Korea including the chief executive and Nam Jae Jun, director of the Intelligence Service, of letting loose a spate of invectives chilling the desire of the nation for reunification and the atmosphere for improving the north-south relations.

Recalling that these guys have denied the June 15 joint declaration and blocked its implementation, the article slammed them for pulling up fellow countrymen and laying all blames at the door of the north, crying out for "unification under liberal democracy" and claiming "the north's nuclear issue is a barrier."

It expressed irrepressible resentment at them who are accusing the north, farm from giving up humiliating solicitation diplomacy and unequal "alliance" with the U.S. from an independent stand.

The country can be reunified independently in line with the interests and wishes of the nation only when Koreans firmly adhere to the stand of By the Korean Nation Itself, it held.

The article urged the south Korean authorities to pay heed to the voices of the fellow countrymen calling for independence, democracy and reunification and opt for mending the north-south relations.

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