Hu Jintao vows to promote co-op with DPRK
Updated: 2005-10-10 08:51
The Communist Party of China (CPC) will make continued efforts to promote
the friendly relations and cooperation between China and the Democratic
People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to a new high, Hu Jintao, general secretary of the
CPC Central Committee said on Monday.
In a congratulatory message to Kim Jong-il, Hu's DPRK counterpart, on the
occasion of the 60th founding anniversary of the Workers Party of Korea (WPK),
Hu said that to carry forward and further develop the traditional China-DPRK
friendship embodies the common will of and serves the fundamental interests of
the two parties, two countries and two peoples and is also conducive to
maintaining peace and stability in the region.
Hu congratulated Kim and the WPK on the achievements made by the WPK and the
DPRK people in economic development, promoting foreign relations and its
endeavor to achieve peaceful unification of the Korean Peninsula.
The CPC always cherishes the traditional friendship between China and the
DPRK and has set it as a consistent policy to continuously strengthen and
develop the China-DPRK friendship, Hu said.