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Kim Yong Il Congratulates German Chancellor
Pyongyang, November 3 (KCNA) -- Kim Yong Il, premier of the DPRK Cabinet, Tuesday sent a congratulatory message to Angela Merkel upon her reelection as chancellor of Germany.

Expressing belief that the relations between the two countries would favorably develop in various fields, the message wished her success in the work for the prosperity of Germany and wellbeing of its people.

Meanwhile, Pak Ui Chun, minister of Foreign Affairs, sent a similar message to Guido Westerwelle on the same day upon his appointment as foreign minister of Germany.

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