The successful launch of the second version of satellite Kwangmyongsong-3 has pushed Pyongyang City into a festive mood. Upon hearing the news, a large number of citizens at Pyongyang Railway Station burst into cheers, hugging each other.
Ri Man Sik, 58, a citizen, told KCNA:
“The news made me feel again high pride of being a member of the Korean nation.”
Ro Kwang Hun, living in Central District, said:
“The successful satellite launch is a historic event of weighty significance in defending the sovereignty and interests of the country and achieving its prosperity. I’ll bring into full play patriotism like the scientists and technicians who successfully launched the satellite.”