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Jong-nam: DPRK Will Continue to Support Syria

The Ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Damascus Mun Jong-nam has affirmed  that the historical and distinguished relations binding Syria and DPRK are based on firm principles and his country will continue to firmly support Syria’s struggle to protect its sovereignty and territorial integrity.

In a speech during a reception ceremony held  by the embassy of Democratic Korea on the occasion of the 78th  birthday  of the great leader Kim Jong Il, Jong-nam said “we stand firmly beside Syrian  government, the army and the people in its just struggle to protect the country's sovereignty, security and territorial integrity.

 He pointed out that last year witnessed an active exchange of delegations between Syria and the DPRK , in addition to   the 11th  session of the Syrian-Korean  joint committee that took place successfully, which indicates the depth  of the existing strategic relations between the two countries.

On his  part, Speaker of the People's Assembly Hammouda Sabbagh affirmed that the friendship ties between Syria and the Democratic People’s  Republic of Korea ( DPRK ) are historical.

Deputy  Foreign and Expatriates Minister  Dr. Faisal Al-Miqdad, highlighted the fact  that the historical relations that have  linked Syria and Democratic People's Republic of Korea overcame the most difficult circumstances as the two countries faced the same war and aggression.

Rawaa Ghanam..