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Congratulations from Russian President
Pyongyang, February 16 (KCNA) -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il Wednesday received a congratulatory message from Dmitri Medvedev, president of Russia, on his birthday.

The message said:

Respected Your Excellency Kim Jong Il,

I congratulate you on your birthday.

I believe that you would make contribution to strengthening and developing the traditional Russia-DPRK good-neighborly relations at the responsible post of chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission in the future, too.

I wish you good health and success in your important and responsible work.

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