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Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Visit to Russia Marked in Khabarovsk
Pyongyang, August 24 (KCNA) -- Round-table talks and film show were held in Khabarovsk on Aug. 19 to mark the 2nd anniversary of General Secretary Kim Jong Il's visit to Siberian and Far Eastern regions of the Russian Federation and the 11th anniversary of his visit to Far Eastern region.

Present there were members of the leadership of the Khabarovsk Territorial Committee of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation. Officials of the DPRK consulate general in Nakhodka were present on invitation.

Gromov, first secretary of the Khabarovsk Territorial Committee of the party, referred to the fact that Kim Jong Il visited Russia several times, making a great contribution to the development of the friendly relations between the two countries.

He continued:

It is the result of Kim Jong Il's wise leadership that the cooperation with the DPRK is brisk in the Far Eastern region of Russia.

The Far Eastern region is a friendly neighbor bordering on the DPRK.

It is important for Russia to develop the multi-faceted cooperation with the DPRK.

We support the DPRK's efforts for peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula and the rest of Northeast Asia.

We will make positive efforts to boost the relations between our party and the Workers' Party of Korea.

The participants of the film show watched a Korean film documenting Kim Jong Il's historic visit to Russia.

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