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Kim Yong Nam Meets Syrian Delegation
Pyongyang, October 27 (KCNA) -- Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly, met and had a friendly talk with a delegation of the Syrian Trade Unions Federation headed by its President Mohammed Shaban Azzooz who is president of the World Federation of Trade Unions, at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on Monday.

Present there were Kim Song Chol, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea, and Muhammad Adib Al Khani, Syrian charge d' affaires ad interim to the DPRK.

At the talks the head of the delegation said that the friendly relationship between Syria and the DPRK was provided by Hafez Al-Assad and President Kim Il Sung.

He emphasized that the Syrian people would stand by the Korean people in their vigorous struggle to safeguard the sovereignty of the country and achieve its reunification under the leadership of General Secretary Kim Jong Il.

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