Kim congratulates Xi on election as Chinese president
Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), sent a message to Xi Jinping, congratulating him on his election as Chinese president on Friday.
Kim said in his message that Xi's election as Chinese president reflects the deep trust and support the Communist Party of China (CPC), the Chinese government and the Chinese people have for Xi.
He said he believes that the Chinese people, under the leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Xi at its core, will surely achieve new victories in implementing the decisions and plans of the 20th CPC National Congress.
Kim said he also believes that the traditional friendly and cooperative relations between the DPRK and China will continue to deepen in accordance with the common aspiration of the two parties and two peoples and the requirements of the new era.