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20th Anniversary of Demise of Kim Il Sung Commemorated by DPRK's Papers
Pyongyang, July 8 (KCNA) -- Twenty years have passed since President Kim Il Sung passed away.

Papers in their editorials Tuesday say that the past twenty years were unforgettable days when the personality of the President as the peerless great man was more keenly felt by the Korean people, all compatriots and progressive humankind, and when the validity and invincibility of his idea and cause were more powerfully displayed.

Rodong Sinmun says that the august name and image of the President are shining more brilliantly day after day as he performed the great exploits by ushering in the era of Juche, the new era of history, and guiding it to the brilliant victory.

The paper goes on;

The President is always alive along with the Juche idea, the immortal revolutionary idea, which brightly illuminates the road ahead of the Korean people and humankind, and the eternal foundation that provides a sure guarantee for the rosy future of the country and the nation.

The Workers' Party of Korea and the state and the army were founded by the President and Korean-style socialist system, the most advantageous social system in the world, was also built by him and the revolutionary tradition of Songun, the revolutionary spirit of Mt. Paektu, single-minded unity and self-supporting economy are the precious revolutionary legacies left by him.

The powerful political, ideological, military and economic foundations provided by the President with much effort, looking far into the future, were the source of strength with which the army and people of the DPRK could weather difficulties and trials.

He is always alive as he has the unbreakable close bonds of kinship with the Korean people. The army and people of the DPRK made the revolution under the leadership of the President, the greatest fortune and honor bestowed upon them.

The DPRK's cause of perpetuating the memory of the President pioneered and the noble tradition of which was provided by leader Kim Jong Il is being successfully carried forward by Marshal Kim Jong Un on a more noble ground.

Minju Joson stresses that the august name and benevolent image of the President are the symbols of the dignity of the great Paektusan nation and the banner of all victories and glory, and his idea and exploits are the precious eternal treasure which can not be bartered for anything as they guarantee the victorious advance of the Korean revolution.

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