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Banquet Given to Congratulate Successful Historic Foreign Tours

Pyongyang, August 28 (KCNA) -- The Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea and the National Defence Commission of the DPRK hosted a banquet to congratulate Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, upon his successful historic tours of the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China.

He was present there on invitation.

Warmly acknowledging the enthusiastic cheers of the participants he sent warm congratulations to all the servicepersons and people who have waged a dynamic general offensive for the building of a thriving socialist nation with intense loyalty to the party and the country.

Present there were senior officials of the party, state and armed forces organs Kim Jong Un, Ri Yong Ho, Kim Yong Chun, Kim Ki Nam, Choe Thae Bok, Kim Kyong Hui, Kang Sok Ju, Jang Song Thaek, Kim Jong Gak, Kim Yong Il, Kim Yang Gon, Pak To Chun, Choe Ryong Hae, Thae Jong Su, Kim Phyong Hae, Mun Kyong Dok, Ju Kyu Chang, U Tong Chuk, Kim Chang Sop and Ri Myong Su, members of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK, members of the Central Military Commission of the WPK and officials of the National Defence Commission, the armed forces organs and institutions of literature and art and media. Ri Yong Ho made a congratulatory speech at the banquet.

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