For Achieving Unity between Socialist Countries
In the first half of the 1980s President
Entering the 1980s, the international arena was beset with more acute confrontation between the anti-imperialist forces of independence and the forces of domination.
In April 1982
He met with many party and state leaders and delegates from socialist countries on their visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and clarified his views on developing the socialist movement.
During the days when he visited foreign countries he conducted energetic external activities for strengthening the unity of the socialist countries.
He paid an official goodwill visit to the People’s Republic of China in September 1982.
His China visit under the complicated world political situation stole the world limelight.
The Chinese people warmly welcomed
Highly appreciating the painstaking efforts made by
In 1984 he led the Party and state delegation to pay an official goodwill visit to the former Soviet Union, Poland, the then German Democratic Republic, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and Romania.
The leaders and the people in those countries who had long since respected
On arrival at the Zabaikalsk Station in Chita state, border station of the USSR, in the Far Eastern region,
In his speech delivered at a grand banquet he prepared in honor of
During the days when he visited the Soviet Union and other socialist countries in East Europe, he had in-depth discussions for all the socialist countries to achieve a firm unity in the struggle for peace on the Korean peninsula and the rest of the world including Asia and Europe so as to jointly cope with the manoeuvres of the imperialists to unleash a new war, and reached a consensus on them.
This served as a landmark which promoted the unity and cohesion, friendly and cooperative relations between the socialist countries in their joint struggle for anti-imperialist, anti-war, peace and socialism and strengthened their solidarity.