The following are major news items and articles in the DPRK’s leading newspapers Friday:

A government delegation of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun and paid homage to President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il.

Servicepersons of the Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces and the Ministry of People’s Security met in Pyongyang to support the statement of the DPRK government.

A spokesman of the DPRK Emergency Measure Committee for Rescuing Abducted Persons slashed the south Korean authorities for resorting to sordid operation to evade repatriation of DPRK women.

A briefing on International Day of Yoga was held under the sponsorship of the Indian embassy here.

Rodong Sinmun

A political essay says that no one in the world can match the DPRK.

An article stresses that the DPRK will follow the road of independence and justice to the last.

A commentary stresses that the DPRK is sure to win as it is led by the peerlessly great man.

Another commentary warns the U.S. and its vassal forces that they will pay for resorting to the ever harsh sanctions and pressure and the military provocation.

The statement issued by a spokesman for the DPRK Foreign Ministry was distributed as an official document of the UN General Assembly and the UNSC.

Minju Joson

The vice-president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly met the government delegation of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

It echoes what the public have said of the statement of the DPRK government.

The third hypothesis and idea presentation in the educational field took place in Pyongyang.

An article says that the self-development is the motive power of the victorious advance of socialism.

A commentary says that the collusion between the U.S. and Japanese reactionaries only leads them to miserable destruction.