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Russian FM Visits Liberation Tower
|Pyongyang, October 20 (KCNA) -- Sergei Lavrov, foreign minister of the Russian Federation, on a visit to the DPRK laid a wreath at the Liberation Tower on October 19.
Present there were Im Chon Il, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK, the entourage of the Russian foreign minister, Russian Ambassador to the DPRK Alexandr Matsegora and staff members of his embassy.
Members of the guard of honor of the Korean People's Army lined up at the Liberation Tower.
The national anthems of the Russian Federation and the DPRK were played.
A wreath in the name of the Russian foreign minister was placed at the Liberation Tower amid the playing of the wreath-laying music.
The participants paid a silent tribute to the martyrs of the Soviet Army, who performed brilliant feats in the just sacred war for Korea's liberation with noble internationalist spirit, and looked round the tower.
Then, Sergei Lavrov placed a wreath at the cemetery of fallen fighters of the Soviet Army in Sadong District.
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