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Studio interview: Significance of Kim Il Sung anniv.

04-15-2012 10:33 BJT

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DPRK holds parade to mark founder's 100 brith anniv.

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has started a military parade to celebrate the 100th birthday of founding leader Kim Il Sung. This parade is the largest since the foundation of DPRK 64 years ago. Now let’s take a look at some live pictures in Pyong-yang. Full Story >>

For more analysis, we have Mr. Ruan Zongze, Vice President of the China Institute of International Studies joining us in the studio.

Q1: The military parade, together with the failed satellite launch, are important events that mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il Sung. What’s the significance of the anniversary?

Q2: Early on Wednesday, Kim Jong Un was elected First Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and Chairman of the party’s Central Military Commission. What’s the outlook for the country under the new leader?


Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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