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Anniversary of June 15 Joint Declaration Marked by Koreans in China
Pyongyang, June 16 (KCNA) -- The General Association of Koreans in China held a meeting in Shenyang, China on June 13 on the occasion of the 14th anniversary of the publication of the June 15 joint declaration.

Present there were officials of the general association, the Federation of Korean Economic Workers in China and the Shenyang branch of the general association and others.

The full text of the joint declaration was read out at the meeting.

A letter to Marshal Kim Jong Un was adopted there.

The participants watched a Korean film.

A poem and song contest of the general association was held to mark the anniversary of the joint declaration.

In chorus "June 15 Reunification", chorus "We Are One", solo "Oh, Reunification, oh Reunification" and poem "Let's Defend Our June 15" the performers expressed the will to conduct the reunification movement under the banner of the June 15 joint declaration.

After the contest Choe Un Bok, chairwoman of the general association, made a speech.

Choe said that the Koreans in China have conducted the dynamic patriotic movement to achieve the prosperity of the nation and the independent reunification of the country in hearty response to the important guidelines drawn up by the great Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il for independent national reunification.

She underscored the need to wage a more vigorous struggle to thoroughly carry out the behests of the Generalissimos for national reunification and preserve and implement the north-south joint declarations under the leadership of Kim Jong Un and thus bring earlier the independent reunification of the country.

Meanwhile, events were held by regional associations and branches of the general association on the same occasion.

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