|Mun Myong Sin, Dermot Hudson, Michael Chant and Andy Brooks|
By New Worker correspondent
NEW COMMUNIST Party comrades joined other communists at seminar last week at the John Buckle Centre in south London to celebrate the 66th anniversary of the foundation of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK).
The seminar at the London HQ of the RCPB (ML), called by the Friends of Korea co-ordinating committee, heard contributions from Korean solidarity activists on the achievements of the WPK and its great leaders Kim Il Song and Kim Jong Il, over the years.
It was chaired by Dermot Hudson of the UK Korea Friendship Association and the discussion began with contributions from Michael Chant of the RCPB (ML), NCP general secretary Andy Brooks and DPR Korea London diplomat Mun Myong Sin on the importance and relevance of the Korean revolutionary experience to the world communist movement in the 21st century.
The NCP leader praised the feats of the WPK and denounced the hostile propaganda of imperialism against the DPRK in his contribution, which focused on the relevance and meaning of independence and self-sufficiency in Juche thinking.
Michael Chant spoke about the importance and significance of the WPK and the great role of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and Dermot Hudson gave a succinct history of the Korean communists’ revolutionary struggle from the beginning of the struggle against Japanese colonial rule in the 1920s.
After a round-table discussion the seminar concluded with the unanimous agreement to send a congratulatory message to Democratic Korean leader Kim Jong Il.