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Reception Given by Palestinian Ambassador
Ismail Ahmed Mohamed Hasan, Palestinian ambassador to the DPRK, hosted a reception at his embassy on Friday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il.
Present there on invitation were Yang Hyong Sop, vice-president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK, and officials concerned.
The ambassador said in his speech that Kim Jong Il’s revolutionary career is an outstanding example as a state leader possessed of brilliant idea and creative caliber. He devoted himself to the freedom of the country and its people’s happiness and the victory of the oppressed people’s struggle, the ambassador noted, adding:
The Korean people are making a fresh leap and innovations in all fields for building socialist economic construction under the leadership of Marshal Kim Jong Un who is leading the all-out advance for building a thriving nation as the successor to the cause of President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.
Yang Hyong Sop said that Kim Jong Il made great contributions to firmly defending the country, the nation and the destiny of socialism and ensuring the peace and security in the Korean Peninsula and the rest of the world with his original Songun politics.
He noted that the service personnel and people of the DPRK would surely build a paradise of the people, a reunified powerful nation on this land as desired by Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, rallied close around Kim Jong Un.
He said that the DPRK government and the Korean people would as ever send invariable support and solidarity to the just cause of the Palestinian people for regaining the legitimate national rights.
Rodong News Team
Nothing too surprising about this news item. When the world is turned upside down anything can happen. Just ask Gilbert and Sullivan. Perhaps the Palestinian ambassador to North Korea knows about it. Write to him. Here’s his email address: firstname.lastname@example.org . At least in the world of topsy turvydom he’s all part of the act, isn’t he?
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