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Worker-Peasant Red Guards of DPRK Introduced by Swiss Organization
Pyongyang, January 23 (KCNA) -- The Switzerland-Korea Committee on Jan. 16 posted an article on its website on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the Worker-Peasant Red Guards.

The article said:

President Kim Il Sung founded the Worker-Peasant Red Guards on January 14, 1959.

The Worker-Peasant Red Guards are the powerful revolutionary armed forces of the Workers' Party of Korea, and are defending the country in close cooperation with the Korean People's Army.

The red guards made up of workers, farmers and other people are strongly armed and they are the people's armed forces which performed brilliant feats in the confrontation with the U.S. and the defense of the country.

The red guards, the militia firmly armed with the Juche-based war methods, are defending the country and pushing forward with socialist construction, holding high the slogan "Rifle in one hand and hammer or sickle in the other!"

They had developed into an invincible combat ranks which established the steel-strong military discipline under the leadership of Generalissimo Kim Jong Il, and participated in military parades held in the DPRK.

They are growing to be the powerful armed forces of the party and the state under the leadership of Marshal Kim Jong Un, supreme commander of the KPA.

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