The Slogan reflects the firm faith in the united efforts of the Korean nation, driving force for national reunification, and bright future of the nation to be shaped by them.
All the Koreans in the north and the south and abroad should turn out in the patriotic drive for independent reunification true to the militant slogan to fulfill the responsibility and duty they have assumed before the nation.
This patriotic slogan reflects the desire and will of the Koreans and the requirement of the times.
The Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, the Chairman of the Central Committee of the DPRK Red Cross Society and the chief of the north side to the Consultative Office for North-South Economic Cooperation separately sent notices to the Ministry of Unification of the south side, the president of the south Korean Red Cross and the chief of the south side to the Consultative Office for North-South Economic Cooperation in Monday. They formally informed them of the practical measures as clarified in the important proposal set forth in the recent joint statement of the DPRK government, political parties and organizations and the statement issued by a spokesman for the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea as regards the measures for putting it into practice.
They proposed having a working contact for talks between the authorities of the north and the south in Kaesong on January 27 and talks between the Red Cross organizations of the north and the south in Munsan, the area of the south side, on February 1. They informed them that the Panmunjom Red Cross liaison channel would be reopened and the above-said office would be regularly operated from January 12.