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Foreign Delegations and Guests Mourn Demise of Kim Jong Il

Pyongyang, December 23 (KCNA) -- A delegation of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, a delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross active in the DPRK, a fisheries representative of Russia, a delegation of the Friendship Import and Export Co. Ltd. in Jilin Province, China and other foreign guests staying in the DPRK expressed condolences to the bier of leader Kim Jong Il on Friday.

Seen beside the bier was a wreath sent by Kim Jong Un, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea.

Amid the solemn playing of funeral music, wreaths in the name of delegations and delegates were placed there.

The guests paid silent tribute to the bier in humble reverence and looked round it.

They made entries in the mourners' book.

Meanwhile, members of a delegation of the Delixi Group Co. Ltd. in Dandong City and a delegation of the Aoxin Zinc Industry Co. Ltd. in Hebei Province of China and crewmen of Russian ship "Kapetankremen" called at mourning places at the North Hamgyong Provincial People's Committee and Hungnam Port on Thursday and Friday to mourn the demise of Kim Jong Il.

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