Pyongyang, April 12 (KCNA) — Leader Kim Jong Il received a message from Great King of Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk in Pyongyang on April 7.
The message reads as follows:
Your Excellency the respected supreme leader of the Korean people
I pay highest tribute to His Excellency President Kim Il Sung, founder of the famous Juche idea and great father of the cause of independence, in the name of Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, the Cambodian people, our royal family and myself on the occasion of the significant Day of the Sun, the 94th birth anniversary of His Excellency Generalissimo Kim Il Sung, the great father of socialist Korea and peerlessly hero in the 5,000 year-long history of Korea.
Availing ourselves of this most significant opportunity, we heartily retrospect on the great idea and leadership of Kim Il Sung, prominent political activist and immortal hero who had devoted all his life to the liberation and independence of the country and the struggle against dominationism.
Indeed, he had wisely led the valiant Korean people with the brilliant rays of Juche to the overall construction and enormous development of the country.
And he had performed great exploits in the cause of promoting friendship and unity among the peoples of the world aspiring after peace, freedom and justice in conformity with the desire of the peoples of the world for liberation, independence and non-alignment.
I take this opportunity to extend the sincerest warm congratulations to you on your great success achieved in the noble historical cause of carrying forward the undying exploits of His Excellency the great leader Generalissimo Kim Il Sung and wisely leading the heroic struggle of the brave Korean people for the defence, construction and peaceful reunification of the country.
I’m convinced that no one can change your iron will to build Korea into a great country, most modernized and developed in all aspects of the construction of socialism of Juche.
As long as there is the heroic Korean People’s Army under your indefatigable wise leadership, the DPRK will always emerge victorious.
The Cambodian people will never forget the unsparing support sent by the great and prominent leader of the Korean people His Excellency Generalissimo Kim Il Sung and you to them during the most difficult period of their modern history as desired by the Workers’ Party of Korea and the Korean people.
On this significant day, I firmly believe that the bonds of good, fraternal and precious friendship, unity and cooperation between the DPRK and the kingdom of Cambodia will grow stronger in the mutual interests of the peoples of the DPRK and Cambodia.
I pay my most heartfelt noble respects to esteemed Your Excellency, the supreme leader of the Korean people.
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