DPRK Foreign Ministry: Kwangmyongsong-3 Ready to Launch

[CanKor received the following letter directly from the Pyongyang-based Korean Committee of Solidarity with the World’s People. Images have been added from open Internet sources. We reproduce the letter in full without further comment. –CanKor]

Dear friends,

Warm greetings from Pyongyang!

A spokesman for the DPRK Foreign Ministry released the following statement Friday on the entry of DPRK’s preparations for launching Kwangmyongsong-3 into a full-fledged stage of action:

The DPRK’s preparations for launching Kwangmyongsong-3, an earth observation satellite, by its own efforts and with its indigenous technology have entered a full-fledged stage of action.

The projected launch of the working satellite is a gift to be presented by the Korean people to the centenary of the birth of President Kim Il Sung while entering the gate to a thriving nation and a work for implementing the behest of leader Kim Jong Il.

It has become a law-governed requirement of the age of latest science and technology and a worldwide trend to launch and use a working satellite urgently needed for the country’s economic development. Read the rest of this entry »

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