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Anniversary of June 15 North-South Joint Declaration Observed by Foreign Newspapers
| Pyongyang, June 24 (KCNA) -- Foreign papers carried articles on the occasion of the 14th anniversary of the June 15 North-South Joint Declaration.
The Indian paper Public News on June 15 carried an article titled "By Our Nation Itself". The article said:
The June 15 North-South Joint Declaration, the landmark for Korea's reunification, was adopted in Pyongyang in June, 2000.
Over the past ten odd years the idea of By Our Nation Itself, the basic spirit of the joint declaration, has served as the banner of Korea's reunification.
The idea of By Our Nation Itself is based on the transparent independent spirit.
Korea was divided by foreign forces, not due to any contradiction within the nation.
The idea of By Our Nation Itself reflects the will of the Korean people to defend peace.
If a war breaks out again on the Korean peninsula, it will spill over into a thermonuclear war humankind has not yet experienced.
The idea of By Our Nation Itself reflects the spirit of the great national unity.
The eye-opening and emotional reality on the peninsula after the publication of the joint declaration proved that when the whole nation gets united, Korea can be reunified. To preserve and carry out this idea guarantees the reunification and prosperity of the Korean nation.
The Uruguayan paper La Juventud on June 13 carried an article "On the occasion of the 14th anniversary of the publication of the June 15 North-South Joint Declaration for Korea's reunification" illustrated with a photo of the Monument to the Three Charters for National Reunification.
L'Avenir, the paper of the DR Congo, on June 16 introduced the validity and vitality of the declaration under the title of "June 15 joint declaration".
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