KCNA: "The U.S. and Japan are the very culprits of destroying peace, aggravating situation and obstructing national reunification on the Korean peninsula."
KCNA: "Whenever the north and the south of Korea were engaged in talks to improve their relations, the U.S. and Japan did never fail to create huge obstacles by conducting such decapture aggressive maneuvers as the large-scale joint military exercises."
KCNA: "The U.S. and Japan incited confrontation and hostility towards the DPRK at the opening ceremony of the current Winter Olympics where the whole world has extended warm congratulations in delight and joy to the north and the south of Korea for being one."
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KCNA: "He heartily wished Kim Jong Un good health and his dear family happiness as well as the friendly Korean people greater progress and wellbeing."
KCNA: "Bashar Al-Assad in the message extended congratulations to Kim Jong Un on the occasion of February 16, the 76th birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il, who is alive, to be celebrated in the friendly DPRK."
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KCNA: "The committee decided to organize colorful political and cultural events such as a seminar and a film show in praise of the revolutionary career and exploits of Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the Day of the Shining Star. "
KCNA: "An Irish preparatory committee for celebrating the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (the Day of the Shining Star) was formed on Feb. 3. Irina Malenko, chairwoman of the Ireland-Korea Friendship Association, was elected chairwoman of the preparatory committee."
KCNA: "They vowed to become thousand-fold fortresses and shields to devotedly defend the Party Central Committee headed by Kim Jong Un."
KCNA: "Speeches were made there to make a pledge. The speakers noted that leader Kim Jong Il performed undying feats before the party, the revolution, the country and its people all his life, true to the noble intention of President Kim Il Sung."
KCNA: "An oath-taking meeting for accomplishing the cause of the Juche revolution under the guidance of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, holding Kim Jong Il in high esteem as the eternal leader of the Korean revolution, took place at the secret camp in Mt Paektu Monday."
KCNA: "After receiving the delegation's report, Kim Jong Un expressed satisfactionnoting that it is important to continuelivening up the warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue created by thecommon will of the north and the south with the Winter Olympics as a momentum."
KCNA: "Kim Jong UnMonday met members of the high-level delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea which visited south Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics."
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KCNA: "The message expressed the belief that the good ties of friendship and cooperation between the DPRK and Iran would grow stronger, wishing the Iranian president bigger success in his work for the country's development and stability and the people's wellbeing."
KCNA: "Kim Yong NamSunday sent a message of greeting to Hassan Rouhani, president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic revolution of Iran."
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KCNA: "Prior to the performance, the delegation was also invited to a send-off dinner hosted by Im Jong Sok, presidential chief of staff of Chongwadae. The luncheon and dinner took place in an amicable atmosphere."
KCNA: "The DPRK high-level delegation was invited to a luncheon hosted by Ri Rak Yon, prime minister of south Korea, on the same day. Present at the luncheon were all the members of the DPRK high-level delegation, Jo Myong Gyun, To Jong Hwan and othersof the south side."
KCNA: "Jo Myong Gyun, To Jong Hwan and Pak Won Sun mounted the stage to congratulate our artistes upon their performance, giving bouquets to them. The performance was highly acclaimed by the spectators."
KCNA: "The performance ended with choruses 'Our Wish Is Reunification' and 'See You Again' sung by artistes of the north and the south."
KCNA: "When the mood of performance was being revved up, Hyon Song Wol mounted the stage, expressed her impressions about the visit to the south side and sang the song 'Mts. Paektu and Halla Are Part of My Motherland', delighting the spectators."
KCNA: "Our artistes put on the stage female chorus 'Fly High, Doves', light music 'My Country Is Best', string ensemble and female solo 'Morning Star' and other colorful numbers."
KCNA: "When the introducer conveyed the compatriotic greetings of the people of the north amid the playing of the music of prelude 'Glad to See You', the spectators broke into enthusiastic applause and cheers."
KCNA: "Among the audience were members of the DPRK high-level delegation including Kim Yo Jong, leading members of the art troupe, Jo Myong Gyun, minister of Unification, To Jong Hwan, minister of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Pak Won Sun, mayor of Seoul City."
KCNA: "The high-level delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea led by Kim Yong Namenjoyed a congratulatory performance given by the art troupe of the DPRK in Seoul on Sunday together with south Korean President Moon Jae In and his wife."
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