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Reception Given by Mongolian Ambassador
Pyongyang, February 9 (KCNA) -- Sodovjamts Khurelbaatar, Mongolian ambassador to the DPRK, hosted a reception at his embassy on Wednesday. It was given on the occasions of the birthday of General Secretary Kim Jong Il and the lunar New Year.

Present there on invitation were Kim Yong Il, secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, and its officials.

Staff members of the Mongolian embassy were on hand.

The ambassador in his speech expressed thanks to Kim Jong Il for having shown deep concern for the development of the bilateral friendly relations provided by President Kim Il Sung.

He hoped that the friendly and cooperative relations between the two countries would develop in various fields.

Kim Yong Il said in his speech that the Korean people extend the highest glory and warm greetings to Kim Jong Il on the occasion of his birthday.

He reiterated the willingness to boost the bilateral friendly relations, which were provided and developed by Kim Il Sung, together with the Mongolian leaders of the preceding generation.

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