calendar>>January 22. 2016 Juche 105
Rodong Sinmun Calls for Adhering to Principle of Self-reliance and Self-development
Pyongyang, January 22 (KCNA) -- It is a vital matter under the present situation where the imperialists are becoming desperate to enslave other countries and nations to advance on the principle of self-reliance and self-development, away from dependence on outside forces, Rodong Sinmun Friday says in an article.

The article goes on:

Self-development is the only way of justice and victory to protect the dignity of the country and nation and achieve genuine development and prosperity. This is the historical review of the Korean revolution which has advanced under the banner of independence.

The DPRK neither reads other's face nor kowtows to others but does everything according to its own intention and resolution to meet its own interests as it counts on its own efforts.

The DPRK emerged a nuclear weapons state having even H-bomb despite high-handed and arbitrary practices of nuclear powers.

The higher the prestige of a country and nation rises, the more transparent it should be in the spirit of self-reliance and self-development and the stronger it should grow.

Self-reliance and self-development is the everlasting soul of the Korean people and symbol of their dignity.

The DPRK will never step back from the road of self-development chosen by itself.

It is the stand of the DPRK that it does not care whether aid comes from outside or not.

Although there are a lot of difficulties and acute shortages but we will realize the people's beautiful dream and ideal by our own efforts and with indigenous technology and natural resources, proud and honored of having our own.

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