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Kim Jong Un Guides Tactical Exercise of KPA Unit 323

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

Pyongyang, January 23 (KCNA) -- Supreme commander of the Korean People's Army (KPA) Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, visited a tactical drill ground of KPA Unit 323 honored with the Title of O Jung Hup-led 7th Regiment and guided the exercise.

After receiving a report on the plan for the exercise at the observation post, he gave an order to start the exercise.

Soldiers showed him their admirable actions of occupying the 'enemy's position' at a lightning speed, giving it no time to come to itself.

After watching them strike and destroy the enemy's installations at a lightning speed by performing their combat mission independently and proactively despite adverse conditions, he said that he came to realize that they were good at day-to-day trainings.

He highly praised them for conducting the most successful exercise under very unfavorable conditions in terms of nature, geography and climate.

He said that the exercise could prove successful as officers commanded the 'battle' while performing difficult duties in the van of soldiers.

He once again highly praised the commanding officers and officers of the staff of the unit for acquiring capabilities to skillfully organize and command all forms of modern operations and battles and soldiers for being well versed in battle methods for satisfactorily performing their combat duty. He sent thanks to the unit on behalf of KPA supreme commander.

He set forth important tasks to be fulfilled by the KPA to organize and conduct drills under the simulated conditions of an actual war.

He was accompanied by Ri Yong Gil, Kim Su Gil, Ri Pyong Chol, Kim Yong Chol, Pak Jong Chon and Hwang Pyong So.

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