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Anniversary of June 15 Joint Declaration Observed in Russia
Pyongyang, June 18 (KCNA) -- The United Confederation of Koreans in Russia on June 14 held a meeting in Moscow to mark the 14th anniversary of the publication of the June 15 joint declaration.

Present there were members of the confederation and compatriots in Russia.

Kim Chil Song, chairman of the confederation, in a speech said that 14 years have passed since the north-south summit was held, adding that in this period all compatriots keenly realized what a just and practical programme for reunification the June 15 joint declaration was.

Vice-Chairperson of the confederation An Hyang Jin noted that the inter-Korean relations are now at the worst phase owing to the south Korean authorities' policy opposed to reunification and dependence on outside forces.

An called upon the Koreans overseas to take an active part in the movement for the national reconciliation and reunification under the prevailing situation.

Koreans significantly celebrated the anniversary, singing and dancing to the tune of songs for reunification.

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