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DPRK on Golan Heights

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By DPRK MFA Spokesperson

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea gave the following answer to a question put by KCNA on March 27 as regards the issue of the Golan Heights in Syria:

It is a global recognition that the Golan Heights is an inalienable sacred territory of Syria, and the relevant resolutions were also adopted at the United Nations Security Council and the United Nations General Assembly.

The denial of Syria's dominion over the Golan Heights is an infringement upon the sovereignty of Syria, and this could lead to further aggravating the unstable regional situation.

We extend full support and solidarity to the struggle of the Syrian government and people for taking back the occupied Golan Heights, safeguarding the country's sovereignty and achieving territorial integrity.

(KCNA - March 27, 2019)

Strengthening unity and cooperation among socialist countries is consistent stand of DPRK government

Comrade Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) visited the People's Republic of China as his first political program of this year, followed by an official goodwill visit to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on March 1-2. Through his energetic external activities, he is writing another new chapter on the chronicles of friendship and unity among the socialist countries.

Strengthening unity and cooperation among the socialist countries constitutes an essential part of the foreign policy of the DPRK.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK issues this paper to articulate the stand of the DPRK government to defend and adhere to the ideas and immortal achievements of the preceding leaders and further strengthen and develop strategic communication and traditional ties of friendship and cooperation among the socialist countries in line with the new era.

In his historic 2019 New Year Address, Comrade Kim Jong Un,…

Magnolia, national flower of DPRK

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Magnolia, the national flower of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, has a long history.

It can be well evidenced by historical relics and records.

Fossils belonging to magnolia genus were discovered at various relics in the period of the Paleolithic Age like Komunmoru relics and Taehyong-dong relics. Such facts prove that plants belonging to magnolia genus have naturally grown in Korea from more than one million years ago, the early stage of human development.

Kang Hui An, a painter and scholar of the 15th century, described in detail about magnolia, together with various species of flowers, in his book "Yanghwasorok" dealing with ecological characters and cultivation technologies of flowers.

"Taedongunbugunok" written by Kwon Mun Hae, a government official and scholar in the period of feudal Joson dynasty (1392-1910), carries Kim Si Sup's poem on magnolia.

Kim in his poem wrote that the leaf of magnolia is almost the same as that of persimmon…