DPRK, Cuban militaries hail development of ties

17:37, April 21, 2010      

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Chief of the Korean People's Army (KPA) General Staff held talks with a military delegation from Cuba, both hailing the development of bilateral ties, an official newspaper of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) reported Wednesday.

According to Rodong Sinmun, Ri Yong Ho, chief of the KPA General Staff, met with a delegation headed by Alvaro Lopez Miera, vice-minister and chief of the General Staff of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba on Tuesday.

Ri said at the reception that the Cuban delegation's visit to the DPRK is a milestone in developing the friendly and cooperative ties between the armies of the two countries and the overall bilateral relations.

Lopez Miera said that this year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Cuba and the DPRK. The friendship between the two countries has grown stronger, and the traditional relations between the two armies should be boosted.

Cuban Ambassador Jose Manuel Galego Montano, vice-minister of the People's Armed Forces of the DPRK Pak Jae Gyong and other officers of the KPA attended the reception.

Source: Xinhua


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