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DPRK celebrates Anti-Yankee Struggle Day in Pyongyang

Pyongyang, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) A large number of events were held in Pyongyang and the main cities of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on the occasion of the Anti-Yankee Struggle Day, the state news agency KCNA reported on Wednesday.

The rally held at the capital’s May Day Stadium, one of the largest in the world, was attended by more than 100,000 workers, youths and students, as well as members of the diplomatic corps and a group of overseas Koreans visiting the homeland.

Several speakers recalled the atrocities committed by US troops and their allies during the Korean War (1950-1950), a documentary was screened on the subject, in addition to the sentiments expressed during these days in the so-called Oath of Vengeance Acts.

On the occasion, a White Paper was made public in the country depicting the brutal crimes perpetrated by the United States.

According to the text, edited by the Institute of American Studies of the Foreign Ministry, more than five million people were harmed at the hands of US soldiers, nearly 1,250,000 of whom died, more than 910,000 were kidnapped and around 390,000 were reported missing.

The interventions also highlighted the need to strengthen the armed forces and the nuclear deterrent system as a warning against new enemy threats and aggression.