One January day in 2012 Marshal Kim Jong Un said to his officials: We have the revolutionary army and good people General Kim Jong Il trained with all his loving care and devotion. The army and the people as well as the officials who worked long under the personal guidance of the General are all my comrades and comrades-in-arms. In this sense we are blessed with a wealth of comrades and comrades-in-arms.
He continued: This means that the leader, the Party, the army and the people are solidly united on the strength of comradeship with which to share life and death in the same trench and on the basis of warm comradely love with which to devote one’s all to others. This can be heard only in our country whose the leader, the Party and the masses of the people are single-heartedly united.
On January 16, 2012 Kim Jong Un said to the similar effect: Today our army and people are single-heartedly rallied around the Party on the basis of comradely relations with the leader. We must accomplish on the strength of comradeship the Juche revolutionary cause and Songun revolutionary cause that started and won victory after victory on the strength of comradeship.