Chinese President Xi replies to DPRK's Kim, calls for deepening health cooperation
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday sent a verbal message of thanks to Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), in reply to an earlier verbal message from the latter.
Under the leadership of the Party Central Committee and strong support from various parties, China made major progress toward virus prevention and control, President Xi pointed out, highly appreciating Kim's support during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Xi also showed his personal attention to the situation of the pandemic and people's health in DPRK.
Calling for more efforts to strengthen cooperation in virus prevention and control between the two sides, Xi said that China is willing to continue to provide assistance within its own capacity for the DPRK in the fight against COVID-19.
China values relations with the DPRK, Xi stressed, looking forward to taking implementation of the important consensus between the two countries and stepping up strategic communication, so as to further enhance bilateral relations in a new era.