calendar>> April 17. 2014 Juche 103
Day of Sun Observed by Foreign Newspapers
Pyongyang, April 17 (KCNA) -- Russian and Iranian newspapers dedicated special write-ups to the Day of the Sun, the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung, on April 8 and 9.

They each allotted one whole page to articles illustrated with portraits of smiling Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il and photos of the old home in Mangyongdae and Kimilsungia.

The Russian newspaper Vladivostok in its article titled "Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism is the eternal guiding idea of Korean revolution" stressed that Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism is the only guiding idea for achieving the victory in the popular masses' cause of independence and cause of socialism.

The Russian newspaper Rio Panorama in its article titled "Immortal exploits performed for building an independent and sovereign state" praised Kim Il Sung for founding the DPRK, the country of the people, the first of its kind in history.

The Iranian newspaper The Iran News carried an article titled "Eternal sun". It said:

Although Kim Il Sung passed away, his idea and exploits will shine forever as the sun always remains brilliant.

The Korean people made sure that Kim Il Sung lies in state in the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun.

The president is being presented with orders, medals, honorary titles and gifts by a lot of heads of state, prominent figures and international bodies.

Events are taking place to celebrate Day of the Sun.

Kim Il Sung will always be alive in the hearts of humankind as the sun of Juche.

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