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Reception Given at DPRK Embassy in Moscow
Pyongyang, March 18 (KCNA) -- A reception was given at the DPRK embassy in Moscow on March 14 on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the agreement on economic and cultural cooperation between the DPRK and the Russian Federation.

Among those present on invitation were officials of the government, political parties, organs and organizations of Russia.

They included Vice Foreign Minister of Russia Igor Morgulov, a vice-minister of Far Eastern Regional Development, the chairman of the Russia-DPRK Friendship Parliamentary Group of the State Duma and those of the State Duma, Russian Federal Council, United Russia Party, Communist Party of the Russian Federation, "A Just Russia", Liberal Democratic Party of Russia, Party for Peace and Unity of Russia, Ministry of Economy and Development, Ministry of Regional Development, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Culture, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia, "Russian Railways" Company, "Mostovik" Scientific-industrial Company of Russia, Institute of the Far East, Russian news agency Ria-Novosti and the Russian Association for Friendship and Cultural Cooperation with the DPRK.

Present there were Kim Yong Jae, DPRK ambassador to Russia, and his embassy staff members.

The participants laid a floral basket and bouquets before a full-length painting of President Kim Il Sung standing together with leader Kim Jong Il before paying tribute to them.

They looked round photos on display on the theme of "Holding high the banner of Songun".

Speeches were made there.

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