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Historic Kalun Meeting
Pyongyang, June 29 (KCNA) -- June 30 is the 80th anniversary of the historic Kalun meeting.

At the meeting President Kim Il Sung proclaimed the immortal Juche idea to put an end to the history of national liberation struggle marked with flunkeyism, dogma, confusion and frustration and effect an upswing in the Korean revolution.

In his reminiscences "With the Century" Kim Il Sung wrote, "I made public in The Path of the Korean Revolution the idea and standpoint I had perceived in my days of struggle and elaborated in prison.

This has become the line of our revolution and its guiding idea".

He, who started revolutionary activities for the country and the people in his early years, ushered in a new era of independence, the era of Juche, on the basis of the profound truth that the popular masses are masters of the revolution and construction and they are also capable of propelling the revolution and construction.

The President convened a meeting of leading cadres of the Young Communist League and the Anti-Imperialist Youth League in Kalun on June 30, Juche 19 (1930) and elucidated the principle of the Juche idea and principles and position to be maintained in the revolution.

He also clarified the characteristics and duty of the Korean revolution, policies of armed struggle and united national front against the Japanese imperialists, a policy of revolutionary party founding and other issues reflecting his steadfast spirit of independence.

He defined anti-imperialist, anti-feudal democratic revolution as the characteristics of Korean revolution, a new formulation which could not be found in any classics and any countries.

The meeting was recorded in history as a crucial one where the Juche-based policies and tactics of the Korean revolution were adopted.

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