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445,900 People Visited Monument Inscribed with Kim Il Sung's Signature
Pyongyang, July 6 (KCNA) -- The monument inscribed with President Kim Il Sung's signature has been visited by a great number of people including service personnel of the Korean People's Army, youth and students, overseas Koreans and foreigners.

They are deeply moved to see the letters "Kim Il Sung July 7, 1994" an autographic signature inscribed on the monument reflective of the lifelong dedication of the President to the nation's cause of reunification, and his desire for reunification.

The President set forth lines and policies for national reunification in each period and at each stage of the developing revolution and wisely led the struggle for realizing them.

Leader Kim Jong Il made sure that the granite monument inscribed with the signature was erected at Panmunjom to convey down through generations the President's feats for national reunification.

The visitors looked back on the efforts made by the President who devoted his everything to national reunification till the last moments of his life since the first day of the nation's division.

The number of visitors has reached more than 445,900 including south Koreans, overseas Koreans and foreigners and the number of organizations at least 27 680 including an Italian delegation of assemblymen from different political parties, foreign minister of Thailand, president of the World Federation of Democratic Youth, diplomatic envoys of different countries and representatives of international organizations here and home- visiting groups of Koreans in the U.S.

The monument is a witness of history clearly showing who sincerely wishes for reunification and who wishes for division, the visitors said, adding that the President was a peerless patriot who worked heart and soul till the last moments of his life for Korea's reunification and that the reunification so much desired by him will surely come true.

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