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Anniversary of Magazine Korean Women Marked
Pyongyang, September 5 (KCNA) -- Magazine Korean Women observed its 70th founding anniversary.

The magazine has successfully carried out its duty as a powerful political weapon for strengthening the Korean women's movement and a close companion of the women during the whole period of the revolution and construction.

After the liberation of Korea President Kim Il Sung made sure that publication for women was brought out and personally named it Korean Women.

From the very day of its founding anti-Japanese war hero Kim Jong Suk led it to creditably play its role as a publication for women.

Leader Kim Jong Il clarified all theoretical and practical issues arising in building the revolutionary women's publication including the issue of improving the editing and style so that the magazine might preserve its features as the organ of the Central Committee of the women's union.

Magazine Korean Women has greeted a new heyday of its development under the leadership of Marshal Kim Jong Un.

There took place a meeting marking the anniversary on Monday.

Present there were Ri Il Hwan, department director of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, Kim Jong Sun, chairwoman of the C.C., the women's union, reporters and editors of the Working People's Organizations Publishing House and officials of the women's union.

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