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Int'l United Confederation of Koreans Issues Magazine
Pyongyang, April 8 (KCNA) -- The International United Confederation of Koreans issued the March issue of its monthly socio-political magazine "Thongil".

The magazine carries the full text of "Let Us Hasten the Final Victory through a Revolutionary Ideological Offensive", a historic work of Marshal Kim Jong Un, with a photo of him making a speech at the 8th Conference of Ideological Workers of the Workers' Party of Korea.

The magazine devotes much space to the news that Kim Jong Un was elected a deputy to the Supreme People's Assembly (SPA) by the unanimous desire and wish of all the voters at the Paektusan Constituency No. 111 for the election of deputies to the 13th SPA.

It gives an account of the Pyongyang photo exhibition "History of Friendship" that took place in Pyongyang to mark the 65th anniversary of President Kim Il Sung's first official visit to the Soviet Union and the 30th anniversary of his another official visit to it in 1984.

The magazine carries the statement of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK "We clarify our stand on the U.S. hostile policy toward the DPRK in view of the prevailing situation", the statement of the spokesman for the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army "The U.S. should discard the evil habit of groundlessly finding fault with others" and the statement of the spokesman to the north side delegation to the north-south high-level contact "The south should properly wag its tongue if it truly values the improvement of the north-south relations".

Also carried in the magazine are the report of the KCNA "The U.S. 'human rights' racket for infringing upon the sovereignty of the DPRK is bound to go bust", the statement of the Foreign Ministry of the DPRK blasting the UN Security Council for finding fault and denouncing for no justifiable reason the legitimate rocket launching drill of the DPRK under the manipulation of the U.S. and the statement of the Committee for Aiding Overseas Compatriots of Korea censuring the Japanese authorities' suppression of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan and Koreans in Japan.

The magazine also carries news about the signing in Pyongyang of the minutes of the talks on cooperation in trade, economy and science and technology between the governments of the DPRK and the Russian Federation, etc.

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