Pyongyang, December 29 (KCNA) – General Secretary Kim Jong Il received a floral basket and a congratulatory letter from the foreign diplomatic corps here on the new year, Juche 87 (1998).
The floral basket and the congratulatory letter were handed to Vice-Premier and Foreign Minister Kim Yong Nam by Algerian Ambassador to Korea Hanafi Oussedik on Dec. 29 on behalf of the corps.
The Ambassador wholeheartedly wished General Kim Jong Il a long life in good health on the new year 1998.
The military attaches corps here also presented a floral basket and a congratulatory letter to him on the same day.
They were handed to First Vice-Minister of the People’s Armed Forces Kim Il Chol by Vu Dihn Thang, military attache of the Vietnamese Embassy, who is the doyen of the military attaches corps.
And congratulatory letters, bunches of flowers and gifts to him from military attaches of the Vietnamese, Egyptian, Iranian and Russian embassies and the Peruvian military attache were conveyed to the First Vice-Minister of the People’s Armed Forces.
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