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Successful Satellite Launch Encourages People in DPRK
Pyongyang, February 9 (KCNA) -- The successful launch of earth observation satellite Kwangmyongsong-4 immerses all the people of the DPRK in a great festive mood.

Cha Song Chol, a workshop head of the Chollima Steel Complex, said that the successful satellite launch instills into us the conviction that the cause of building a thriving nation is near at completion.

This success greatly encourages steel workers in their general offensive to greet the 7th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea with unprecedented labor achievements, he said, and continued:

We will put the production processes on a Juche-oriented basis to boost the production, thus making a contribution to building an economic giant in the principle of giving priority to self-development.

Pho Hui Song, manager of the February 8 Jikdong Youth Coal Mine under the Sunchon Area Youth Coal Mining Complex, said that we, colliers, are proud of being the citizens of Juche Korea.

The successful satellite launch assures us that any difficulties can be overcome if we keep deep in our minds the principle of giving priority to self-development, he said, adding:

We will increase the coal production with the confidence of our victory in building a thriving nation to send more coal to leading sectors of national economy.

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