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Kim Jong Un Sends Greetings to Russian President
Pyongyang, August 15 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, Thursday sent a message of greeting to V. V. Putin, president of the Russian Federation.

The message said:

Please accept my warm greetings to you and your government and people on the occasion of the 68th anniversary of Korea's liberation.

To steadily boost the tradition of the DPRK-Russia friendship forged during the historical days of the great hard-fought anti-Japanese war is in line with the wishes and basic interests of the peoples of the two countries and will contribute to peace and development in Northeast Asia and the rest of the world.

Believing that the traditional DPRK-Russia relations of friendship and cooperation that have been carried forward generation after generation will further develop in the future, I wish you success in your responsible work and the friendly Russian people welfare and prosperity.

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