Pyongyang, July 6 (KCNA) — Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly, Monday sent a message of greetings to Olusegun Obasanjo, president of Nigeria who is president of the African Union (AU), in connection with the opening of the 5th AU Summit in Sirte, Libya.
The message pointed out that it is not long since the AU came into being but it has grown strong to be an authoritative regional organization thanks to the concerted efforts of Nigeria and other member states and there is an increasing international concern for the new partnership for the development of Africa.
Convinced that the summit will provide a new opportunity of further strengthening the AU and successfully solving regional issues including socio-economic development and disputes by the efforts of the African countries and achieving the unity and prosperity of the continent, the message reiterated the firm will of the DPRK government and people to steadily boost the traditional friendly and cooperative relations with the AU and its member states.
The message sincerely wished the president greater success in his responsible work for the growth and development of the AU and for the unity and cooperation among the African countries and the integration, peace and prosperity of the continent.
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