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WPK's New Strategic Line Is Ever-Victorious Banner: Rodong Sinmun
Pyongyang, March 31 (KCNA) -- Rodong Sinmun Monday dedicates an editorial to the 1st anniversary of the new strategic line on simultaneously pushing forward economic construction and the building of nuclear force advanced at the March 2013 Plenary Meeting of the C.C., the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).

The March plenary meeting paved a wide avenue to settle accounts of long-term confrontation with the U.S. and bring earlier the final victory of the revolutionary cause of Juche started in Mt. Paektu, while firmly taking the initiative with the powerful driving force, the editorial says.

It goes on:

The WPK's new strategic line made it possible to defend the dignity of the country and the nation and firmly protect the idea and the social system of the DPRK under the unprecedented grim situation and difficulties and usher in a new era of prosperity.

The WPK's advancement of the new strategic line was a grand gunfire heralding that socialist Korea of Juche has entered into a phase of final victory to realize the people's dream and ideal on the basis of the powerful nuclear deterrent.

The WPK, the great defender of independence and justice, has led the struggle to carry out the new strategic line, overcoming all pressures and challenges of the enemy with matchless courage and pluck.

The line has been thoroughly embodied and its validity and vitality have been fully demonstrated in the past one-year revolutionary practice thanks to the WPK's tested leadership and the indomitable struggle of all service personnel and people.

The line serves as a treasured sword of independence which helped firmly defend the dignity of the DPRK and powerfully demonstrate the might of the DPRK, an impregnable fortress.

The DPRK has cleared a dark cloud of war hanging over it and reliably defended the independent dignity and security of the country and its people by dint of self-defensive war deterrent under the unfurled banner of the new strategic line.

The line serves as a motive force of leap forward and prosperity which brought about great advance in building an economic power and highly civilized state of Korean style and improving the standard of people's living.

Since the line was legalized, the DPRK has directed more manpower and material potentials to economic construction on the basis of the firm military guarantee.

The line is also a precious wealth common to the entire Korean nation and mankind conducive to bringing earlier the building of a reunified power and ensuring regional and global stability and development.

The DPRK's powerful self-defensive capabilities are carrying out the historic mission actively contributing to ensuring the balance of strength on the Korean peninsula and in its vicinity and achieving peace and prosperity of the world.

The validity and vitality of the WPK's line which contains the lesson and truth of history and indicates the way ahead will be proved more powerfully day by day.

The situation prevailing on the Korean peninsula and the DPRK's struggle over the past one year eloquently prove that to carry out the new strategic line is the only way and shortcut to the final victory. Victory and glory are in store for those with strong will invariably taking the road of justice chosen by themselves.

The WPK's new strategic line is the ever-victorious banner.

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