In the DPRK to celebrate the birthday of Kim Il sung
PYONGYANG, April 15. /Offset. TASS Yuri Sidorov/. The people of the DPRK celebrates the main national holiday — the birthday of Kim Il sung, the founder and first President of the people’s Republic, the grandfather of the current leader, Kim Jong-UN.
Early in the morning to the city centre and headed for the trucks with units of the Korean people’s army (kPa), which will take part in a military parade.
In the square named after Kim Il sung held a colorful parade. In connection with the holding of mass events traffic in Pyongyang severely restricted. Order on city streets watched by police and military patrols. The expected performance of the Kim Jong-UN, who is currently the Chairman of the workers ‘ party of Korea (WPK) and the state Council of the DPRK, and also heads the country’s armed forces with the rank of Marshal.
Events on the occasion of the 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung cover about 200 foreign journalists from Russia, China, USA, France, Japan, Spain, Finland and other countries. Imagine Russian news Agency TASS and “Russia today” and TV company “RTR” and “TV Center”.
At 04:30 am local time, foreign journalists gathered at the international hotel “Yanggakdo”, where they are accompanied by employees of the Korean Ministry of foreign Affairs went on the bus to the Palace of popular culture. There they will undergo a long procedure of inspection of personal belongings and photographic equipment. In the area, in particular, prohibited to carry mobile phones, which will return to the owners only after the completion of the parade and demonstrations.
In the capital of North Korea representatives of the Korean communities in Russia, China, USA, Japan, party and parliamentary delegations of Iran, Mongolia, Mexico, Italy and other countries. In Pyongyang has invited foreign societies for the study of the Juche idea, advocating the identity of the Korean nation and the principles of self-reliance.
On city streets decorated with the state flags of the DPRK and red banners depicting a hammer, sickle and brush — the symbol of the ruling party, the people’s Korea. In the evening, Pyongyang looks bright and colourful thanks to the many illuminated buildings, monuments and neon slogans glorifying the WPK and the Korean leaders.
The tense situation on the Korean Peninsula
The people of the DPRK celebrate the “Day of the sun” at a time when the Korean Peninsula tense situation. The General staff of the kPa promised to take drastic measures in response to the provocative actions of the US and its allies. “War hysteria of the administration of the President of the USA (Donald) trump, has reached a dangerous phase, and the DPRK can not but react to this fact”, — said in a statement published on the eve of the North Korean generals. In this regard, the General staff warned that “the people and army of the DPRK will take decisive countermeasures in response to hostile political, economic and military actions of the United States”.
In Pyongyang, according to the statement, think that “Washington should make the right decision to resolve the” tense situation on the Korean Peninsula.
The United States recently stated several times that they consider all possible actions against the DPRK. On 9 April it became known that the Pacific command of the US Armed forces sent toward the Korean Peninsula strike group of the Navy headed by the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson. The decision of the American administration caused increased concern of DPRK leadership, which does not exclude the possibility of a missile strike from the United States. In these circumstances, Pyongyang declare their intention to strengthen its nuclear potential on the background of aggressive policy of the United States.