Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the DPRK, received a verbal message from Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and president of the People’s Republic of China.
Xi Jinping expressed his gratitude to Kim Jong Un for sending a verbal message in which he notified the accounts of the 8th Congress of the WPK, and extended warm greetings. He congratulated again the successful Party Congress.
Stressing that the traditional China-DPRK friendship is a valuable asset common to the two parties, two countries and two peoples, he said that he is willing to successfully defend, consolidate and develop the bilateral relations, propel the socialist cause of the two countries towards fresh, continuous achievements and provide the peoples of the two countries with better life by working together with the comrades of the DPRK, hand in hand, under the new situation.
Saying that the international and regional situations are undergoing grave changes, he expressed his willingness to make new positive contributions to defending peace and stability on the Korean peninsula and achieving peace, stability, development and prosperity in the region.