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Anniversary of Formation of Union of Korean Students in Japan Marked
Tokyo, September 18 (KNS-KCNA) -- A meeting was held in Japan on Sept. 12 to mark the 70th anniversary of the formation of the Union of Korean Students in Japan.

Present there were Nam Sung U, vice-chairman of the Central Standing Committee of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon), and other officials of its Central Standing Committee, Kim Hyon Il, chairman of the Central Standing Committee of the union, and its successive chairpersons, chairpersons of Chongryon headquarters, leading officials of its organizations and enterprises, members of the union and compatriots.

Nam Sung U said in a congratulatory speech that the union has led Korean students to contribute to inheritance and development of the Korean community and national reunification.

The union should further glorify the precious legacies left by the preceding generations and lead young Koreans to live with dignity, not forgetting the identity as Koreans any time and at any place, he stressed.

The chairman of the union in a report underlined the need to build up the union into an organization playing an important role of Chongryon and the movement of Koreans in Japan.

A congratulatory message from the DPRK was introduced at the meeting.

Then followed an art performance.

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