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Kim Jong Il Praised by Foreign Newspapers
Pyongyang, February 19 (KCNA) -- Foreign newspapers carried articles to mark the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il.

The February 12th issue of the Syrian paper Al Nour said in an article titled "Prominent Leader Kim Jong Il":

Kim Jong Il was an outstanding thinker and theoretician who developed in depth the revolutionary idea of President Kim Il Sung, father of socialist Korea.

He gave perfect answers to all issues arising in the revolution and construction through his tireless ideological and theoretical activities.

It was thanks to the wise leadership of Kim Jong Il that the DPRK turned into a politico-ideological power and military power and it is now achieving eye-opening successes in the building of an economic power.

Kim Jong Il made a great contribution to the struggle for protecting world peace and security and achieving independence through his energetic external activities.

The Bangladeshi paper the Bangladesh Today on the same day carried the following article titled "Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism":

The revolutionary idea of President Kim Il Sung and H.E. Kim Jong Il, great idea guiding the era of independence, was formulated as Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism by supreme leader Kim Jong Un.

This is an event of great significance for world progressives struggling for independence and socialism.

The validity and vitality of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism have been clearly proved by the DPRK in the past and at present as it is shining with victory and glory.

The February issue of the Bulgarian paper Iskra introduced the noble revolutionary career and immortal exploits of Kim Jong Il.

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