Long journey shines in history of DPRK-Russia friendshipAugust 22, 2023
He met with the Russian President in Ulan-Ude, the capital of the Republic of Buryatia of Russia.
President Medvedev said that
At the talks the leaders of the two countries said in unison that to further consolidate and develop friendly and cooperative relations between the DPRK and Russia with the long historical tradition not only conforms with the desire and fundamental interests of the peoples of the two countries but also is of great significance in developing Northeast Asia and defending peace and security of the world.
The talks stressed the need to expand and strengthen friendship and relations of equal and mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries on the basis of the spirit of the DPRK-Russia Joint Declaration signed in Pyongyang in 2000, the DPRK-Russia Moscow Declaration in 2001 and the Treaty on Friendship, Good-neighbourliness and Cooperation between the DPRK and the Russian Federation.
He visited several cities and many units in the Siberian and Far East regions of the Russian Federation for six days.
The 6 000km-long journey he made to the Siberian and Far East regions of the Russian Federation was a significant visit which consolidated and developed the traditional DPRK-Russia friendship onto a new high stage.
The traditional DPRK-Russia friendship is being further carried forward and developed under the leadership of the respected
The DPRK-Russia friendship was clearly demonstrated once again as the military delegation of the Russian Federation took part in the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Korean people's victory in the great Fatherland Liberation War.
As he met the respected
The Korean people express full support to the just cause of the Russian people to defend the sovereignty, territorial integrity and strategic security of the country and sincerely hope that Russia will achieve greater successes in its effort for building a powerful state.
The DPRK-Russia friendship will continue to develop under any circumstances thanks to the friendly relations between the top leaders of the two countries.
THE PYONGYANG TIMES