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Kim Jong Un Greets Syrian President
Pyongyang, April 17 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, on Sunday sent a message of greeting to President of Syria Bashar Al-Assad, regional secretary of the Syria's Baath Arab Socialist Party.

The message said:

I would like to extend heartfelt greetings to you and your friendly government and people on the occasion of the 66th independence day, the national holiday of the Syrian people.

Our people have invariably supported the Syrian people in their just cause of defending the sovereignty and achieving peace, stability and development of the country.

I hope that you will achieve success in your responsible work, in the belief that the traditional friendly and cooperative relations between our two countries will steadily grow stronger.

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