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July 15, 2024
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North Korea urges children to provide weapons to boost country’s military power

Expert says directive targeting DPRK youth highlights regime’s will to use all available resources to achieve objectives

North Korea has called on children to augment the country’s military power by providing weapons, underscoring the regime’s focus on instilling loyalty among the youth to leader Kim Jong Un and his military ambitions.

During a national meeting in Pyongyang commemorating the 78th anniversary of the Korean Children’s Union (KCU) on Thursday, Socialist Patriotic Youth League head Mun Chol urged the group’s members to “become true propagandists and patriots” in order to bring about prosperity, the cabinet-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun reported.

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