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Kim Jong Un Sends Congratulatory Message to Lao President
Pyongyang, March 6 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, Thursday sent a congratulatory message to Choummaly Sayasone, general secretary of the Central Committee of the People's Revolutionary Party and president of Laos.

The message said:

I would like to extend warm congratulations and comradely greetings to you on your 78th birthday.

Today, the Lao people are registering many successes in the struggle to defend the gains of the revolution, consolidate and develop the people's democratic system and carry out the decisions made at the 9th Congress of the People's Revolutionary Party under the correct leadership of the party headed by you.

Expressing belief that the traditional relations of friendship and cooperation between the parties, states and peoples of our two countries which forged and have developed on the basis of the common socialist idea would grow stronger as desired by the preceding leaders, I sincerely wish you good health, happiness and greater success in your responsible work.

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