Pyongyang, September 7 (KCNA) – The great leader Kim Jong Il received a message of greetings on September 6 from Fidel Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, President of the Council of state and President of the council of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, upon his reelection as Chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK at the first session of the tenth Supreme People’s Assembly.
Fidel Castro Ruz said he extends the most heartfelt and warm congratulations to Kim Jong Il upon his reelection as NDC Chairman of the DPRK on behalf of the party, government and people of Cuba and in his own name.
He reassured Kim Jong Il of his will to continue striving to develop friendly and cooperative relations linking the two countries and the two peoples and of the invariable support of Cuba to the just aspirations of the fraternal Korean people for the independent and peaceful reunification of the country.
The message wished Kim Jong Il good health and success in his responsible post.
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