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Congratulatory Letter from Japanese
Pyongyang, October 9 (KCNA) -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il received a congratulatory letter and a gift from Hiroji Kubota, vice-chairman for Asia of world photographers' group Magnum Photo and concurrently representative of its Tokyo branch, on Oct. 7 on his reelection as general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea.

He also received floral baskets from Tokushima Prefectural Citizens' Forum for Japan-Korea Friendship and its advisor Kiyomi Shinohara on Saturday on the occasion of the 65th founding anniversary of the WPK.

He was presented with a floral basket on the same day by a Nagano delegation of Japan for supporting Korea's reunification on a visit to the DPRK on the same occasion.

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