(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
January 19, 2014
Message of Greetings to JCP Congress
January 13, 2014, the Central Committee of the Communist
THE Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) greets the 26th congress of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP). On this occasion, we extend our greetings through you, to all the members, sympathisers and well-wishers of the party. We also take this opportunity to congratulate you on your excellent performance in the various elections held last year.
The JCP has a long history of heroic struggles against imperialism and exploitation. The party has evolved through this rich experience of struggles and intense ideological debates. The JCP is one among those communist and workers' parties in the world that firmly upheld the banner of scientific socialism, in the aftermath of the setback to socialism in the 1990s.
Your congress is being held at a very crucial period, where the world is in the midst of, what is now being termed as the 'Great Recession.' The current crisis, inherent in the very nature of the capitalist system, is a systemic crisis. In spite of all the efforts to come out of the crisis, the ruling classes are unable to come out of the crisis unscathed.
International finance capital led imperialist globalisation is looking for avenues to maximise their profits and in the process are shifting the burdens onto the shoulders of the working people across the world. They are using all the means at their disposal – economic, political and military – to prise open the markets of developing countries and also gain access to their rich natural resources.
It is in this
background that we view the efforts of
Once again, on behalf
of the Central Committee of the
Communist Party of India (Marxist) we convey our warm
fraternal greetings to
the 26th congress of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP). We
are confident that
this congress will be able to work out the correct strategy
and tactics to
further strengthen the JCP's links with the working people
The CPI(M) and the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) have a long association of friendship and understanding. We are certain that this mutual trust and bonds of friendship will strengthen our fraternal relations further in the days ahead.
Once again we wish your congress all success.