first_img AvatarChoi Song Min Facebook Twitter Entire border patrol unit in North Hamgyong Province placed into quarantine following “paratyphoid” outbreak A national meeting was held on Monday at the “April 25House of Culture” in Pyongyang to mark the third anniversary of Kim Jong Eun’sappointment to supreme commander of the Chosun People’s Army [KPA] and pledgeloyalty to the young leader, reported by Chosun TV and all other branches ofNorth Korea’s state media. Army General Ri Yong Gil, alternate member of the PoliticalBureau of the Central Committee of the Chosun Workers’ Party and chief of theChosun People’s Army General Staff, delivered a report at the event, wherein hedeclared that Kim Jong Eun “is recording the ever-victorious revolutionaryhistory with his great idea, distinguished leadership ability and noblevirtues. “General Ri went on to praise the military advancementstaking place under Kim Jong Eun’s rule. “He saw to it that the level of armsand equipment was steadily raised as required by a modern war and thereby putthe military and technical might of the KPA on the highest level whereby it canbeat back any formidable enemy at one blow,” he stated, noting Kim Jong Eun’s Songun politics and “politics of independence” as the mechanismsensuring that “stern sledge-hammer blows are dealt at the heinous moves of theseparatist forces at home and abroad to escalate confrontation with theDPRK.” “The whole country is seething with a great leap forward andinnovations in the production and construction by dint of the army-peoplecoordinated operations, the concerted efforts of the KPA holding high thebanner of carrying out the WPK’s idea and defending the WPK’s policies,” the report went on, ascribing all the achievements to the young leader’s unwavering guidance.Those present at the event included Kim Ki Nam, Choe ThaeBok, Ri Yong Gil, and “other senior officials of the party, state and army,members of the party central guidance organs in Pyongyang…[and] officialsand labor innovators of institutions, factories and enterprises.” Conversely, Hwang Pyong So, the director of the GeneralPolitical Department of the Korean People’s Army, and Choe Ryong Hae, secretaryof the Chosun Workers’ Party were absent from the event.Kim Jong Eun first assumed the position of supreme commanderof the KPA on December 30th, 2011, 13 days after the death of Kim Jong Il. North Korea tries to accelerate building of walls and fences along border with China News News RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img National Meeting Held to Mark 3rd Anniversary of Kim Jong Eun as Supreme Commander News By Choi Song Min – 2014.12.30 9:24pm There are signs that North Korea is running into serious difficulties with its corn harvest SHARE News last_img read more