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Kim Jong Un Congratulates Syria's Independence Day
Pyongyang, April 16 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, Tuesday sent a message of greeting to Bashar Al-Assad, president of Syria.

The message extended warm congratulations to the president, government and people of Syria on the occasion of the 67th anniversary of Syria's independence, the significant national holiday of the Syrian people.

Expressing belief that the excellent bonds of friendship and cooperation between the two countries would grow stronger, the message wished the president and people of Syria success in their just struggle for defending the sovereignty of the country and achieving peace and stability.

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