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Congratulations to German Chancellor
Pyongyang, December 20 (KCNA) -- DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju sent a congratulatory message to Angela Merkel on Wednesday on her reassumption of office as chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.

The message wished the chancellor bigger success in her future work for the country's prosperity, expressing expectation and belief that the relations between the two countries would develop favorably in conformity with the desire and interests of the two peoples.

Meanwhile, DPRK Foreign Minister Pak Ui Chun sent a congratulatory message to Frank-Walter Steinmeier on his appointment as foreign minister of Germany on the same day.

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