Wednesday, April 03, 2013

"More Local Army-People Meetings Held to Support Statement of KPA Supreme Command" (Korean News)

I think those "monuments to the immortality of the great Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il" are statues. Part of the hysteria expressed in the article involves the perception that those all-important statues (the ones that they are always putting floral baskets in front of) might be targets in an exchange of fire with South Korea. By the way, the North Korean government-controlled press has been using phrases like "merciless annihilating strike" (directed at "imperialists," of course) for years:
Army-people meetings were held in South Phyongan, Jagang and South Hamgyong provinces Monday to support the statement of the Supreme Command of the Korean People's Army and win victory in all people's final decisive battle against the aggressors including the U.S. imperialists and the south Korean puppet group of traitors.

Speeches were made by representatives of the KPA, the Worker-Peasant Red Guards, the Young Red Guards and the discharged soldiers.

The speakers said that all the service personnel and people are fully determined to demonstrate the dignity and power of Songun Korea in the spirit of annihilating the enemies, upon hearing the statement of the KPA Supreme Command and the news that the dear respected Supreme Commander Kim Jong Un convened an urgent operation meeting on the Strategic Rocket Force's performance of duty on firepower strike.

They declared that they would devotedly protect the monuments to the immortality of the great Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, symbols of the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK, eternally hold them in high esteem and defend Kim Jong Un at the cost of their lives.

They stressed the need for the service personnel to round off their combat methods and operations in the direction of increasing the pivotal role of the nuclear force in all aspects of war deterrence and strategy for fighting a war and to wipe out the enemies at a single strike once they dare come in attack.

The members of the Worker-Peasant Red Guards and the Young Red Guards should tightly hold their arms and deal sledge-hammer blows at the enemies, so they may not run riot again, and devote their youth and lives to the fight for the party and leader, the country and its people, they noted.

They underlined the need for the discharged soldiers to wipe out the reckless U.S. imperialists and the south Korean puppet group of traitors to the last man by giving full play to the wisdom and courage of each beating a hundred enemies which they had cultivated during the days of military service.

The meetings were followed by the demonstrations of their participants.
They're having a sort of reality-hemorrage.

1 comment:

SnoopyTheGoon said...

There is some small logical issue in the expression ""monuments to the immortality", but I don't seem to be able to put a finger on it ;-)