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Chongryon Officials Vow to Usher in Fresh Heyday in Movement of Koreans in Japan
Pyongyang, January 5 (KCNA) -- Officials of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon) renewed their pledges to usher in a fresh heyday in the movement of Koreans in Japan after receiving Marshal Kim Jong Un's New Year Address and congratulatory message.

Kim Song Hun, director of the Department for Publicity and Culture of the Central Standing Committee of Chongryon, said that Kim Jong Un's New Year Address and congratulatory message serve as a treasured sword for victory and inspiring banner for Chongryon and Koreans in Japan to launch an offensive together with the people in the homeland all out in the general advance toward the 7th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea.

Kim Yong Ju, chairman of the Central Standing Committee of the Korean Youth League in Japan, noted that the league would take the lead in the advance for fully demonstrating before the whole world the might of Chongryon grown under the loving care of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il, keeping pace with the young people in the homeland creating legendary tales about heroic young people.

Jang Pyong Thae, rector of Korean University, stressed that the university would direct main efforts to implanting patriotism and national identity into the minds of the students by thoroughly establishing Juche in national education and improve educational contents and methods as required by the age of knowledge-based economy and thus fulfill its mission and duty in fully demonstrating the advantages and vitality of the national education.

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