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Congratulatory Letter to Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un from Chongryon Central Standing Committee
Pyongyang, January 1 (KCNA) -- The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un received a congratulatory letter from the Central Standing Committee of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon) on Jan. 1 on the occasion of the New Year 2023.

The letter paid the noblest tribute to the great Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, founder and leaders of the dignified DPRK, and extended the highest glory and warmest congratulations to the respected Marshal Kim Jong Un, symbol of the mightiness of Juche Korea and banner of sure-victory, reflecting the boundless reverence and loyalty of all Chongryon officials and Koreans in Japan.

It praised the respected Marshal as the rare statesman and peerlessly great man who is leading the country and people to victory only as he put the prestige of Juche Korea on the highest level and more brilliantly glorified the new era of self-respect and prosperity and the era of our state-first principle.

Thanks to the respected Marshal, the DPRK could build the strongest military muscle in the world and the solid fortress for defending the people as firm as a rock despite the unprecedented threat of aggression and harsh sanctions and pressure of the hostile forces, it noted.

Last year, too, he showed all sorts of parental love and care for Chongryon and Koreans in Japan and clearly showed the road ahead of the movement of Koreans in Japan which has been in a grim situation since its formation, it said.

It praised Kim Jong Un as the destiny of Chongryon and the benefactor of the lives of Koreans in Japan and a benevolent teacher who guides Chongryon to be a model organization of the world overseas compatriots' movement.

The letter wished Kim Jong Un good health for the victorious advance of the cause of Juche and the patriotic cause of Chongryon and their rosy future.

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