Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un Receives Reply Message from Syrian President

Kim Jong Un, General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, President of the State Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the DPRK, received a reply message from Bashar Al-Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic, on June 8.

The message reads as follows:

I express my thanks to you for having sent congratulations and best wishes to myself and to the Syrian people on winning the presidential election. I also thank the DPRK for supporting Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

The relationship between Syria and the DPRK is based on the long history of friendship and mutual understanding.

We will make continuous efforts to strengthen and develop the bilateral relations of cooperation in conformity with the interests of the two friendly peoples.