MOSCOW, September 9 Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un on the 75th anniversary of the founding of the DPRK and expressed confidence in the joint systematic expansion of bilateral ties between the countries in all directions, the corresponding telegram was published on the Kremlin website.
The formation of the DPRK was proclaimed on September 9, 1948, this date is celebrated annually in the north of the Korean Peninsula as a public holiday.
“”Dear Comrade Kim Jong-un, please accept my heartfelt congratulations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea… I am confident that through joint efforts we will continue to systematically increase bilateral ties in all directions. This fully meets the interests of our peoples and is in line with ensuring security and stability on the Korean Peninsula and North-East Asia,” the telegram says.
Putin noted that relations between the Russian Federation and North Korea are being built based on the principles of friendship, good neighborliness and mutual respect. In addition, we have accumulated significant experience in constructive cooperation in various fields.
“I sincerely wish you good health and success, and peace and prosperity to all citizens of the DPRK,” the head of Russia added.