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Congratulations from Syrian President
Pyongyang, February 16 (KCNA) -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il received a congratulatory message from Bashar al-Assad, president of Syrian Arab Republic, Sunday on the occasion of his birthday.

The message said:

Please accept my best wishes to you.

It is my pleasure to extend the warmest congratulations to you and the people of DPRK on the occasion of your birthday. I wish you good health and happiness and the friendly Korean people greater progress and prosperity.

Highest regards.

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