Wreath Laid before Friendship Tower

Pyongyang, July 13 (KCNA) — Councilor of the State Council of China Tang Jiaxuan, special envoy of Chinese President Hu Jintao, laid a wreath before the Friendship Tower on Wednesday.

Present at the wreath-laying ceremony were Wu Donghe, Chinese ambassador the DPRK, Chen Jinyu, deputy secretary general of the State Council, Wu Dawei, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs, Liu Hongcai, deputy head of the International Liaison Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, An Min, vice-minister of Commerce, Chen Xiaogong, deputy director of the Foreign Affairs Office of the C.C., the CPC, and other suite members.

Kim Yong Il, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK, and officials concerned were on hand.

Guards of honor of the Korean People’s Army were lined up there.

Amid the playing of the wreath-laying music, a wreath in the name of the special envoy was placed before the tower.

Written on the ribbon hanging on the wreath were letters “The fallen fighters of the Chinese People’s Volunteers will be immortal.”

The participants observed a moment’s silence in memory of the fallen CPV fighters who bravely fought against the U.S. imperialist aggressors during the Korean war.

They went round the tower.

Tang Jiaxuan made an entry in the visitor’s book.

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