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Xi congratulates Kim Jong-un on founding anniversary of Workers' Party of Korea

(Xinhua) Updated: 2015-10-09 19:00

BEIJING, Oct. 9 -- General Secretary Xi Jinping of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Friday sent a message to the first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), Kim Jong-un, to congratulate him on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the WPK.

In the message, Xi, on behalf of the Central Committee of the CPC and in his own name, extended warm congratulations to Kim Jong-un and through him to the Central Committee of the WPK, all its members and all people of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Under the leadership of late DPRK President Kim Il-sung and late DPRK leader Kim Jong-il, the WPK has led the DPRK people to realize national independence and liberation of the people, and make remarkable achievements in the cause of socialist revolution and construction in the DPRK, after overcoming numerous difficulties, said Xi.

Over these years, Kim Jong-un, carrying forward the will of President Kim Il-sung and leader Kim Jong-il, has led the WPK and the DPRK people to achieve positive progress in developing the economy and improving people's livelihood, among others, Xi added.

Xi expressed his sincere wish that the DPRK people, under the leadership of the WPK headed by First Secretary Kim Jong-un, would keep making new and greater achievements in the cause of Korean-style socialist construction.

Hailing the glorious tradition of China-DPRK friendship, Xi said China is willing to make joint efforts with the DPRK comrades to well maintain, consolidate and develop the friendship between China and the DPRK in the interest of the two countries and two peoples, so as to play a positive and constructive role in maintaining regional as well as world peace and stability.

Concluding the congratulatory message, Xi sincerely wished the WPK constant development, the DPRK prosperity, and the China-DPRK friendship passing down from generation to generation.

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