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DPRK's Kim attends event to mark anniversary of Children's Union founding

06-06-2012 18:06 BJT

PYONGYANG, June 6 (Xinhua) -- Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), on Wednesday attended a national event to celebrate the 66th anniversary of the founding of the Korean Children's Union.

Kim made a speech at the Kim Il Sung Stadium, encouraging schoolchildren to study hard for a promising DPRK and to carry forward the revolutionary tradition.

Children's Union delegates pledged allegiance to the country's leadership, vowing to fully prepare themselves as pillars of Songun (military-first) Korea.

The celebrations started Sunday and will last till Friday.

Around 20,000 schoolchildren from across the country took part in the celebrations in Pyongyang.

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: Xinhua

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