Kim Jong Un sends greetings to Russian president

Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, sent a message of greeting to Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, president of the Russian Federation, on Aug. 15.

The message extended warm greetings to the Russian president and the friendly government and people of the Russian Federation on behalf of the government and people of the DPRK on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of Korea's liberation.

It said that the two peoples have inherited from one century into the next the feelings of comrades-in-arms which was formed in the joint struggle of the grim great anti-Japanese war, and that the DPRK people are always remembering the noble internationalist feats of the heroic officers and men of the Red Army who laid down their precious lives for the sacred cause of Korea's liberation.

It noted that the DPRK-Russia relations develop on good terms on the basis of the common understanding and agreement achieved at the first meeting in Vladivostok in April last and as desired by the two peoples.

It expressed the belief that the bilateral friendly and cooperative ties which have entered a new high stage would steadily expand and develop in several fields including politics, economy and culture in the future, too, by inheriting the precious traditions provided by the preceding leaders.

It sincerely wished the Russian president greater success in his responsible work for building strong Russia and the friendly Russian people prosperity and wellbeing.

(KCNA -  August 15, 2019)