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KCNA: "The 23rd Kimjongilia Festival goes on, drawing a great number of people every day. The annual festival, which is held in splendor from Feb. Juche 86 (1997), stirs visitors to praise the great man."
KCNA: "It is a great pride of the Workers' Party of Korea and the DPRK to have a large contingent of reliable young people who are bravely hewing out the road of advance with transparent ideological and mental power, valorous charging spirit and lightning speed."
KCNA: "The participants watched a Korean documentary dealing with the exploits of Kim Jong Un, who recorded a brilliant chapter in the chronicle of the great DPRK-China friendship through his first China visit."
KCNA: "A film show was held at the Taedongmun Cinema on Wednesdayto mark the first anniversary of the historic first visit to China paid by Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea."
KCNA: "The trend for peace is being created on the Korean peninsula thanks to the proactive efforts of the DPRKmeasures are being taken to ease the military tensionsGiven the fact, how can we then understand a increase in the expenses forU.S. forces in south Korea."
KCNA: "The conclusion of the 10th 'special agreement on sharing the expenses for the upkeep of the U.S. forces' is a product of U.S. pressure on south Korea and the latter's submission to it."
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KCNA: "Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un received a floral basket from a director of the Board of Directors of the Kim Il Sung-Kim Jong Il Foundation on the occasion of Chairman Kim Jong Il's birth anniversary (Day of the Shining Star)."
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KCNA: "The event began with group synchronized swimming 'February Is Beautiful'. The performers showed the loyalty of people across the country ardently yearning for Kim Jong Il through beautiful rhythms."
KCNA: "A demonstration performance of synchronized swimming "February of Longing" was given at the swimming pool of the Changgwang Health Complex on Thursday in celebration of the birth anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il (Day of the Shining Star)."
KCNA: "The Ninth Cooking Competition took place at the Pyongyang Noodle House from Feb. 12 to 14 to mark the birth anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il (Day of the Shining Star)There took place a cookingcompetition, exhibitions of potato farinaand mallow dishes."
KCNA: "Vividly reflected in the slogan 'We Serve the People.' is the noble intention of Kim Jong IlRegarding happiness of the people as his great joy and pleasure, he had visited more than 14 290 units across the country until the last moments of his great life."
KCNA: "It was the life-long motto of Chairman Kim Jong Il to believe in the people as in HeavenIt was his creed that the people are an almighty being and one should pluck even a star from the sky and bring a flower into bloom even on a rock if they want."
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KCNA: "DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh had an in-depth exchange of opinions of the issue of further expandingfriendly and cooperative relationsand international issues of mutual concern and reached a consensus of views."
KCNA: "Staff members ofUNDP, UNICEF, United Nations Population Fund, FAO, WFP and WHOvisited the statues of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Ilon the occasion of the birth anniversary of Kim Jong IlThey paid floral tribute to the statues of the great leaders."
KCNA: "Fascinated by Kim Jong Il's noble virtues, personality and greatness, heads of government and prominent personages of various countries praised him as 'open-minded and unreserved person', 'active person full of energy' and 'leader of broad view and high intelligence'."
KCNA: "World progressives also lauded him withas 'great thinker', 'the most outstanding military strategist of the world', 'great sage that attracts all people', 'master of politics for people', 'political leader with distinguished political philosophy.'"
KCNA: "In his epic 'March for Victory of Songun' issued in October 2003 in praise of Kim Jong Il, a Russian poet called him 'giant of justice', 'generalissimo of peace' and 'great hero produced by Korea'."