Greetings to Kim Jong Un from Russian President

Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Saturday received a message of greetings from Russian President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.

The message extended heartfelt congratulations to Kim Jong Un on the 69th founding anniversary of the DPRK.

The relations between the two countries are based on the excellent tradition of friendship and mutual respect, it said, and continued:

I am convinced that further development of the bilateral relations in all fields will conform with the fundamental interests of the two peoples and contribute to consolidating the security and stability of the Korean peninsula and Northeast Asia as a whole.

I wish good health and success to you and peace and wellbeing to all the citizens of the DPRK.