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DPRK's Rapid Progress Praised by Vietnamese Figure
Pyongyang, January 5 (KCNA) -- Le Quang Ba, Vietnamese ambassador to the DPRK, at an interview with a reporter of the Vietnamese paper Lao Dong spoke highly of the rapid development in the DPRK.

He said that he was honored by the presence of Marshal Kim Jong Un several times while he was working in the DPRK, adding the young leader of the DPRK is very modest, polite and open-minded.

He went on:

Today the DPRK is directing all efforts to the economic construction including agriculture and light industry and improvement of the people's living standard.

Pyongyang is very modern city.

Foreigners visiting the city are struck with admiration to see the structures of peculiar styles.

Of late a Western media reported that the DPRK made rapid progress under the leadership of Kim Jong Un. This is a correct evaluation.

In the DPRK the construction is brisk not only in Pyongyang but in provinces. I have not seen such a beautiful city as Pyongyang in any other country.

We should deeply study and learn from the DPRK's successes.

The power of the DPRK is the mental one of the people and the DPRK built the reliable defense capacity relying on it.

Lao Dong carried the content of the interview illustrated with a photo of Kim Jong Un on December 24, 2013.

Most of websites including the internet news VN Express carried the same news.

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