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Kim Jong Un’s 2014 New Year Address: Full English Text

RETURN TO SPEECH INDEX | KOREAN TEXT English translation by the Korean Central News Agency. Dear comrades, Dear service personnel of the Korean People’s Army, all the people and other compatriots, Having seen out 2013, a year in which we left a remarkable footprint on the road of the sacred march of the Juche revolution, […]

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Kim Jong Un’s 2014 New Year Address

FULL SPEECH TEXT: KOREAN | ENGLISH Kim Jong Un’s second new year speech as leader came less than a month after the bombshell arrest, trial and execution of his uncle, Jang Song Thaek. During the speech, Kim chose to comment on the issue and that became the major headline in the world’s media. “We took […]

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Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Work in Various Fields in Samjiyon County

Pyongyang, November 30 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, gave field guidance to the work in different fields in Samjiyon County. The first leg of his guidance was the Samjiyon Schoolchildren’s Palace. […]

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Kim Jong Un Visits Samjiyon Revolutionary Battle Site

Pyongyang, November 30 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, visited the Samjiyon Revolutionary Battle Site. He went round the Samjiyon Grand Monument. He looked round the statue of President Kim Il Sung […]

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Kim Jong Un’s 2013 New Year Address: Full English Text

RETURN TO SPEECH INDEX | KOREAN TEXT English translation by the Korean Central News Agency. Dear comrades, Officers and men of the heroic People’s Army and all the beloved fellow countrymen, Dear compatriots, Having seen out the year 2012 characterized by the events that will go down in the history of the nation, we are […]

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Kim Jong Un’s 2013 New Year Address: Full Korean text

RETURN TO SPEECH INDEX | ENGLISH TEXT As carried by the Korean Central News Agency. 친애하는 동지들! 영용한 인민군장병들과 사랑하는 온 나라 전체 인민들! 그리운 동포형제 여러분! 우리는 조국력사에 특기할 사변들로 빛나게 아로새겨진 2012년을 보내고 원대한 포부와 최후승리에 대한 신심에 넘쳐 새해 2013년을 맞이합니다. 나는 먼저 전체 인민군장병들과 인민들의 한결같은 경모의 마음을 담아 민족의 어버이이시며 […]

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Kim Jong Un’s 2013 New Year Address

FULL SPEECH TEXT: KOREAN | ENGLISH This was the first year Kim Jong Un delivered a televised new year address to the North Korean people and the first such broadcast since Kim Il Sung delivered one in 1994, just seven months before his death. In the interim years under the rule of Kim Jong Il, […]