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Congratulations from Hu Jintao
|Pyongyang, September 29 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, received a congratulatory message from Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, on September 28.
The message says:
I, on behalf of the CPC Central Committee and on my own behalf, extend warm congratulations to you on the successful WPK Conference, your reelection as general secretary of the WPK and the election of its supreme leadership body.
The WPK headed by General Secretary Kim Jong Il has achieved great successes in the cause of building Korean-style socialism through self-reliance and strenuous efforts by leading all the Korean people for many years.
In recent years the Korean people have made a series of admirable achievements in economic development, improvement of the people's standard of living and other fields to build a great prosperous and powerful nation.
China and the DPRK maintain deep and traditional friendship and close geographical relationship with wide-ranging common interests.
It is the steadfast policy of the Chinese party and government to consolidate and develop the Sino-DPRK friendly and cooperative relations.
We defend and promote the bilateral relationship, always holding fast to it in a strategic view under the long-term discernment no matter how the international situation may change.
We will strive together with the DPRK side to steadily put the bilateral relations on a new stage and provide greater happiness to the peoples of the two countries and make greater contribution to achieving lasting peace and common prosperity of the region.
I heartily wish you and the WPK continued and greater fresh successes in the work to build a thriving nation by leading the Korean people.
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