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Kim Jong Un Meets CPC Delegation
| Pyongyang, August 2 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission (NDC), met the visiting delegation of the International Liaison Department of the C.C., the Communist Party of China on Thursday.
Present there were members of the Chinese delegation led by its Head Wang Jiarui and Chinese Ambassador to the DPRK Liu Hongcai.
Also present there were Vice-premier of the Cabinet Kang Sok Ju, member of the Political Bureau of the C.C., the WPK; Kim Yang Gon, alternate member of the Political Bureau and secretary of the C.C., the WPK, and Kim Song Nam, vice department director of the C.C., the WPK.
At the meeting Wang Jiarui conveyed greetings from the collective leadership of the CPC including General Secretary Hu Jintao.
He expressed deep condolences on the demise of leader Kim Jong Il, a close friend and teacher of the Chinese people. He said Kim Jong Il rendered great services for the Korean revolution and the development of friendly relations between China and the DPRK.
Noting that under the leadership of First Secretary Kim Jong Un the Korean people have achieved fresh and great successes in socialist construction, Wang said that the Chinese party and people are sincerely rejoiced over them.
It is the steadfast policy of the Chinese party and government to consolidate and develop the traditional Sino-DPRK friendly relations forged and developed by leaders of the elder generations of the two parties and two countries, he said.
He expressed belief that the Sino-DPRK friendship would bloom more beautifully and yield rich fruits.
Kim Jong Un expressed thanks for this and asked him to convey his regards to the collective leadership of the CPC including General Secretary Hu Jintao.
Kim Jong Un had a cordial and friendly talk with Wang Jiarui.
He received a gift from the Chinese delegation.
He hosted a dinner in honor of the Chinese guests.
Present there on invitation were the members of the delegation led by Wang and Ambassador Liu Hongcai and staff members of the Chinese embassy here.
Present there were Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the C.C., the WPK and director of the General Political Bureau of the Korean People's Army; Jang Song Thaek, member of the Political Bureau of the C.C., the WPK and vice-chairman of the NDC; Vice-premier Kang Sok Ju, member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee; Kim Yong Il, Kim Yang Gon and Mun Kyong Dok, alternate members of the Political Bureau and secretaries of the C.C., the WPK; and Kim Pyong Ho, Kim Song Nam and Ri Su Yong, vice department directors of the C.C., the WPK.
The dinner proceeded in an amicable atmosphere.
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