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Kim Jong Un Greets Russian President
Pyongyang, June 12 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, Wednesday sent a message of greeting to Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, president of the Russian Federation, on its national day.

He in the message extended congratulations to the president and people of Russia on its national day.

The message said the Russian people have registered many successes in modernizing the economy, bolstering national defense capability and ensuring social stability under the leadership of the president.

The DPRK is pleased with this, the message said, hoping that the efforts of the president and his people to protect the peace and security of the world and build strong Russia would bear good fruit.

Availing himself of this opportunity, he expressed the belief that the traditional DPRK-Russia friendly ties will continue to expand and develop in the spirit of the joint documents agreed between both sides.

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