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25 Apr, 2007 10:15

North Korea stages military parade

North Korea has started celebrations of one of the major national holidays – 75 years since the Foundation of Korean People's Army. Military machinery and goose-stepping soldiers paraded through Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang.
North Korea stages military parade

Kim Jong Il waved to the crowd, while soldiers and civilians marched in formation to spell out Kim's name as well as the country's motto – “military-first”. A show with torches is also planned in Pyongyang at night.