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Message to Kim Jong Un from Syrian President
Pyongyang, December 17 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, received a message from Bashar Al-Assad, president of Syria, on December 15.

The message said:

Please accept my regards.

I send this message to Your Excellency, looking back on the great exploits HE General Secretary Kim Jong Il performed for the country and people on the occasion of the 2nd anniversary of his demise.

As Kim Jong Il devoted all his life to the adherence to the revolutionary line for developing the DPRK, he is being praised as an eternal leader.

We Syrian people are today joining Your Excellency and the friendly Korean people in commemorating the anniversary of demise of HE leader Kim Jong Il and highly appreciating his immortal exploits.

We are satisfied with the strong friendly relations between our two friendly countries and peoples.

We highly appreciate the support Your Excellency extends to our just cause when our country is undergoing difficulties, in particular.

Sincerely Yours.

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