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Foreign Crewmen Mark Day of Shining Star
Chongjin, February 12 (KCNA) -- There took place a meeting of foreign crewmen at Chongjin Port Wednesday to mark the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (Day of the Shining Star).

They laid bouquets before the mosaics depicting smiling President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in Chongjin City, North Hamgyong Province and paid tribute to them.

Present at the meeting were the captain and crewmen of the Cambodian-flagged ship MATILDA.

The speakers at the meeting said Kim Jong Il performed unprecedentedly great exploits in all fields including politics, military, economy and culture for a long period of leading the revolution and construction.

He is still greatly lauded and deeply respected by all peoples for developing the friendly and cooperative relations with various countries through his energetic external activities and making undying contributions to protecting peace and security in Northeast Asia and the rest of the world, they said.

They expressed conviction that a rosy future would always be in store for the Korean people and proud successes would be made in their efforts for building a thriving nation and achieving national reunification thanks to the wise leadership of Marshal Kim Jong Un.

A letter to Kim Jong Un was adopted there.

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