Kim Jong Il Praised by Egyptian Public Figure
    Pyongyang, February 18 (KCNA) -- The DPRK is sure to win as there are the headquarters headed by leader Kim Jong Il who has defended truth, principles and the banner of socialism and the people rallied around him, said the chairman of the Misr Arab Socialist Party of Egypt, in a statement issued on Feb. 11 on the occasion of the February holiday. He said that Kim Jong Il has successfully carried forward the idea and cause of President Kim Il Sung and pursued the unique Songun policy. Kim Jong Il has strengthened the army and encouraged all the people to learn from the fighting spirit of the servicepersons and bolstered the military capability in every way despite the U.S. vicious moves to stifle socialist Korea, he noted, and continued: Under his wise guidance the DPRK has acquired nuclear deterrent, while shattering the U.S. moves to isolate and stifle it and firmly standing against dominationism.