The Ten Point
Programme for Reunification of the Country is a plan written by Kim Il Sung on
April 6, 1993
unified state, independent, peaceful and neutral, should be founded through the
great unity of the whole nation.
north and the south should found a pan-national unified state which can
represent all parties, groupings and all the members of the nation from all
walks of life, while leaving the existing two systems and two governments as
they are. The pan-national unified state should be a federal state in which the
two regional governments of the north and the south are represented on an equal
footing, and an independent, peaceful and nonaligned neutral state which does
not lean to any great power.
Unity should be based on patriotism and the spirit of national independence.
the members of the nation should link their individual destinies with destiny
of the nation, warmly love the nation and unite with one will to defend the
independence of the nation as its life and soul. With the dignity and pride of
our nation, they should reject flunkeyism and national nihilism that erode the
nation's consciousness of independence.
Unity should be achieved on the principle of promotion coexistence,
coprosperity and common interests and subordinating everything to the cause of
north and the south should recognize and respect the existence of different
ideas and ideologies and systems, and enjoy progress and prosperity together,
neither side encroaching upon the other. They should promote the interests of
the whole nation before regional and class interests and direct all efforts to
the accomplishment of the cause of national reunification.
manner of political disputes that foment division and confrontation between the
fellow countrymen should be stopped and unity be achieved.
north and the south should refrain from seeking or fomenting confrontation,
cease all manner of political disputes and stop hurling abuses and slanders at
each other. They, the same fellow countrymen, should not be hostile to each
other but jointly counter foreign aggression and interference by the united
efforts of the nation.
They should dispel fears of invasion from the south and from the north, prevail-over-communism
and communization altogether and believe in and unite with each other.
north and the south should not threaten and invade the other. Neither side
should try to force its system on the other and to absorb the other.
They should set store by democracy and join hands on the road to national
reunification, not rejecting each other for the difference in isms and
should ensure freedom of debate on and activity for reunification and not
suppress, make reprisals on, persecute and punish political opponents. They
should not charge anyone with pro-north or pro-south tendencies but release and
reinstate all the political prisoners so that they may contribute together to
the cause of national reunification.
They should protect material and spiritual wealth of individual persons and
organizations and encourage them to be used favorably for the promotion of
great national unity.
only before the reunification but after it they should recognize the state
ownership, cooperative ownership and private ownership and protect the capital
and property of individual persons and organizations and common interests with
foreign capital. They should recognize social honor and qualification of
individuals in all domains including science, education, literature, art,
speech, the press, health service and sports, and continue to ensure the
benefits granted to persons of meritorious services.
whole nation should understand, trust and unite with one another through
contacts, travels and dialogues.
the obstacles to contacts and travels should be removed and the door be flung
open for travels to all without discrimination.
the parties, groupings and people of all social standings should be given equal
opportunities for dialogue and bilateral and multilateral dialogues be
whole nation in the north and the south and overseas should strengthen
solidarity with one another on the way to national reunification.
beneficial to national reunification should be supported and encouraged in an
unbiased manner and things harmful be rejected together in the north and the
south and overseas, and all should keep pace and cooperate with each other,
each going beyond his own narrow enclosure. All the political parties,
organizations and people of all walks of life in the north and the south and
overseas should be allied organizationally in the patriotic work for national
Those who have contributed to the great unity of the nation and to the cause of
national reunification should be highly estimated.
favors should be granted to those who have performed feats for the great unity
of the nation and the reunification of the country, patriotic martyrs and their
descendants. If those who had turned their back on the nation in the past
return to the road of patriotism, remorseful of their past, they should be
treated leniently and be assessed fairly according to their contributions to
the cause of national reunification.