DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho sent a congratulatory message on September 29 to Ignazio Cassis upon his appointment as foreign minister of Switzerland.
The message wished his success in his new job, expressing belief that the friendly and cooperative relations between two countries would continue to favorably develop in the interests of two peoples.
Bilateral talks between the DPRK and Russia took place in Moscow, capital of the Russian Federation, on Friday.
Choe Son Hui, director-general of the North American Affairs Department of the DPRK Ministry of Foreign Affairs, had talks with Burmistrov, ambassador at large of the Russian Foreign Ministry, and met with Vice Foreign Minister Morgulov.
At the talks and meeting they had in-depth exchange of views on issues of mutual concern such as the situation of the Korean Peninsula and bilateral relations.
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The DPRK delegation led by Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho returned home on Thursday after taking part in the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly.
Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, head of the DPRK delegation, made an address at the ministerial meeting of the G-77 held in the UN Headquarters on September 22.
The “Post-2015 Development Agenda”, adopted at the Summit Conference in 2015 marking the 70th anniversary of UN, is an action program of mankind that pledges to wipe out social inequality and poverty on a global scale and build a world that ensures affluent life for not only our generation but the coming generations as well, he said, adding:
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea considers the goals set forth in the Post- 2015 Development Agenda to be in line with its policy for the construction of a thriving socialist nation and is actively involved in the global efforts towards achieving them.
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Choe Son Hui, director-general of the North American Affairs Department of the DPRK Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and her party left here Monday to visit Moscow at the invitation of Oleg Burmistrov, ambassador at large of the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation who visited the DPRK from July 22 to 25.
Talks with the ambassador at large are due in Moscow.