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Papers Call for Glorifying History of Songun Revolutionary Leadership

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

   Pyongyang, August 25 (KCNA) -- Papers here Friday dedicate editorials to the 46th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's start of Songun revolutionary leadership. Rodong Sinmun in its editorial stresses that the long history of the Songun revolutionary leadership of Kim Jong Il is shining as the most glorious chronicle in achieving prosperity of the country and the nation, defending Korean-style socialism and accomplishing the cause of independence against imperialism.
    The history of his Songun revolutionary leadership is a glorious one in which he put forward the army as a pillar, the driving force of the revolution and opened the era of great Songun with the might of arms, the editorial says, and goes on:
    This history is shining as the immortal chronicle in which he set in motion the army and the people to open a turning phase in the building of a great prosperous powerful socialist nation, the sacred chronicle in which he has strengthened the single-minded unity of the army and the people in every way and led the revolution and construction to victory with its might.
    All the servicepersons and people should devotedly defend the headquarters of the revolution, always keeping in mind the great pride and happiness of the nation under the Songun revolutionary leadership of the great brilliant commander of Mt. Paektu.
    They should regard the undying feats and tradition of his Songun revolutionary leadership as eternal lifeline of the Korean revolution. They should become resolute defenders of the Songun idea and thorough implementers of the Songun policy and push forward all the work of the revolution and construction in the mode of Songun policy.
    Minju Joson in its editorial calls upon all the people and servicepersons to hold Kim Jong Il in high esteem and steadily glorify the proud history and tradition of the Songun revolution.

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