Respected supreme leader Kim Jong Un in his New Year Address for 2017 called upon all Koreans to pool their will and efforts to usher in a heyday of the nationwide reunification movement.
To pool the will and efforts of the nation is the intrinsic requirement of the movement for national reunification and the inevitable prerequisite for strengthening the driving force for reunification on the basis of patriotism.
All Koreans in the north, the south and abroad should unite close under the banner of patriotism to achieve national reunification.
The cause of national reunification is for rejoining the blood ties of the nation artificially divided by outside forces and uniting as a homogeneous nation. The great national unity leads to national reunification.
It is possible to frustrate the persistent challenges of the reactionary separatist forces at home and abroad only when the powerful driving force for national reunification is built by achieving great national unity.
The Korean nation should depend on its own efforts only in the struggle for carving out its destiny. No foreign forces are willing to help reunify Korea. It is the bitter lesson in the distress-torn history of the Korean nation that a nation goes to ruin when it depends on outsiders.
The wisdom and efforts of the nation are the dynamic force to greet a new morning of national reunification.
All Koreans in the north and the south and abroad should closely unite under the banner of patriotism irrespective of differences in their ideologies, ideals and systems on the principle of subordinating everything to national reunification, common cause of the nation, and strengthen the driving force of patriotism for reunification and dynamically push forward the reunification movement with its might.
It is an impending demand of the current situation that the Korean nationals in the north, south and abroad should intensify the action to usher in a heyday of the nationwide reunification movement.
The Korean nation should promote active contact and exchange with each other as they did in the June 15 era of reunification and revitalize the reunification movement on a nationwide scale. They should hold joint national functions on the important occasions such as a pan-national, grand meeting for reunification involving all the political parties and organizations including the authorities in the north and south, as well as the compatriots of all strata at home and abroad.
It is necessary to frustrate the challenges of the anti-reunification forces at home and abroad who worsen inter-Korean ties and hamper the process of its independent reunification.
All the fellow countrymen in the north, in the south and abroad, denouncing the true colors of the US and south Korean authorities’ policy against Korea’s reunification, should wage a dynamic drive to thwart the moves of the foreign forces and sycophantic anti-reunification force like the Park Geun-hye regime that pursues national division and inter-Korean confrontation.
The Korean Peninsula will be pervaded with reunification zeal of the June 15 era and the independent reunification will be achieved only when the Korean nationals turn out in the movement for reunification in unity, true to intention of the respected supreme leader.