Talks were held between Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly, and Robert G. Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, at the presidential palace in Harare on May 11.More in the same vein:
At the talks Mugabe said that he boundlessly reveres President Kim Il Sung who rendered full support and encouragement to the Zimbabwean people's struggle for national liberation and their building of a new society.
Congratulating the DPRK on its achievements including the successful satellite launch, he said that these are giving confidence and courage to the Zimbabweans.
The Songun politics is the just politics that everyone should follow, he stressed. [...]
[...] Robert G. Mugabe in his speech said that Zimbabwe felt grateful to the government and people of the DPRK for having sent strong support and encouragement to his government and people in their struggle for the country's independence and the building of a new society.Will Iran be jealous?
The revolutionary idea of President Kim Il Sung has always given confidence and inspiration to the Zimbabwean people in their struggle and he will always be remembered by all people along with history, he added.
Noting that he was pleased with the relations between the two countries favorably developing with each passing day, he expressed the will to make positive efforts to boost them.
Kim Yong Nam in his speech said that the DPRK and Zimbabwe are far away from each other geographically but they forged close ties of friendship long ago and have developed the cooperative relations.
He recalled that Kim Il Sung sent support and encouragement, both material and moral, to the Zimbabwean people in their struggle for national liberation and the building of a new society, regarding President Robert G. Mugabe as a close friend and comrade-in-arms. [...]