Morteza Moradian, Iranian ambassador to the DPRK, gave a reception at his embassy on April 21 on the occasions of the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung and General Secretary Kim Jong Il's reelection as chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK.
Present at the reception on invitation were Yang Hyong Sop, vice-president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, Jong Yong Su, minister of Labor, Kung Sok Ung, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs, and others.
Morteza Moradian said in his speech that the President led the arduous revolutionary struggle against outside forces to victory and handed down to the Korean people the independent and prosperous country as a legacy.
He expressed the belief that the Korean people would build a great prosperous and powerful nation in the revolutionary spirit of self-reliance and fortitude under the wise leadership of Kim Jong Il and thus significantly commemorate the centenary of birth of the President.
The friendly relations between Iran and the DPRK provided by the great leaders of the two countries are growing stronger in various fields including politics, economy and culture, he said, adding:
The Islamic Republic of Iran has positively supported the Korean people's struggle to ensure global peace and security and achieve the country's reunification.
Yang Hyong Sop said in his speech that it is an expression of profound reverence for Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il that the Iranian friends are joining the Korean people in commemorating their significant holidays.
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Iran expresses "profound reverence for Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il"
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