Cuba, DPRK mark 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties

15:51, August 26, 2010      

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Cuba and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) opened an exhibition here Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of their diplomatic relations.

The exhibition, held at the Museum of the Revolution in Havana, shows books, publications, historic photographs and handicrafts from the DPRK, showcasing the progress of the DPRK's economy and culture.

The establishment of diplomatic ties between Pyongyang and Havana laid a solid foundation for friendship and bilateral cooperation and highlighted Havana's support, Kwon Sung Chol, the DPRK's ambassador to the island country, said.

On the occasion, Juan Jose Leon Vega, vice president of the Cuban Committee for Supporting Korea's Reunification, warned about the tensions caused by the U.S. government on the Korean Peninsula.

After reiterating the mutual support and solidarity between their nations, the diplomats said that the two nations will continue to strengthen their bilateral ties and common positions within the international community.

Cuba and the DPRK maintain deep political and economic ties and support each other in the international arena.

Source: Xinhua


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