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Kim Jong Un Sends Greetings to Syrian President
Pyongyang, March 3 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, Thursday sent a message of greeting to Bashar Al-Assad, president of the Syrian Arab Republic.

The message extended warm congratulations to Bashar Al-Assad and the friendly Syrian government and people on the 53rd anniversary of the March 8 revolution in Syria.

The March 8 revolution in Syria was a historic event of great significance in the just struggle of the Syrian Arab people for defending the independence of the country and the dignity of the nation, it said.

It wished the Syrian army and people greater victory in the struggle for frustrating the aggression and terrorism of hostile forces and defending the sovereignty, security and territorial integrity of the country under the leadership of the Syrian president.

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