Kim Yong-nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) met with visiting Malaysian Foreign Minister Syed Hamid Albar on Friday, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.
They had an friendly exchange of views on bilateral ties and international and regional issues of common concern at the Mansudae Assembly Hall, the KCNA reported.
"The Malaysian foreign minister said the Malaysian government respects the sovereignty of the DPRK and sends full support and solidarity to the struggle of the Korean people," said the KCNA.
According to the KCNA, the Malaysian foreign minister ended three-day visit to the DPRK on Friday.
Prior to Syed Hamid's travel, the Malaysian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the visit would provide the foreign minister an opportunity to "have a first-hand look at the situation in the DPRK and to reiterate Malaysia's support on efforts undertaken toward peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula."