Kim Jong Un receives reply message from Syrian president

Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, received a reply message from Bashar Al-Assad, president of the Syrian Arab Republic, on November 24.

The president in the message wished the DPRK leadership and people peace and the friendly DPRK greater progress and development, expressing thanks to Kim Jong Un for sending a sincere congratulatory message of wishes on the anniversary of the corrective movement in Syria,

The message said that some U.S.-led Western countries are resorting to the policy of controlling the decisions and wealth of the peoples of the independent countries including Syria and the DPRK, and bigger joint efforts and the cooperation among the friendly countries are needed to hold in check and frustrate the policy

We, convinced of the importance of the historic and special relations of friendship between the two countries, affirm that more efforts will be exerted to boost the bilateral relations in conformity with the shared interests of the two friendly peoples, the message noted.

(KCNA - November 25, 2019)