Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea sent a message of greetings to Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, President of the Russian Federation on Saturday.
Kim Jong Un in his message extended his warm congratulations and greetings to Putin, the friendly government and people of Russia on behalf of the DPRK government and people on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Russia’s victory in the great Patriotic War.
The message said that 75 years ago, the Russian people, displaying matchless heroism and self-sacrificing spirit, achieved the great victory in the great war of justice to destroy fascism that had posed a threat to the destiny of mankind, thus defending the country and protecting global peace and security.
It noted that the heroic feats and historic exploits performed by the Russian people will remain long in the memory of peoples of all the countries loving justice and peace.
The DPRK-Russia relations are now further developing in conformity with the aspiration and desire of the peoples of the two countries, overcoming all kinds of challenges and hardships, by inheriting the precious tradition of friendship forged with the feelings of comrades-in-arms in the sacred war against common enemies, it stressed.
It expressed the belief that the strategic and traditional relations of friendship between the DPRK and Russia would steadily strengthen and develop as required by the new century, and sincerely wished the President and people of Russia sure victory in their struggle to build a powerful Russia by carrying forward the tradition of the great victory in the war and to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus infection, the worldwide pandemic.