DPRK, Iran reaffirm friendship during gathering in Pyongyang

08:25, April 23, 2010      

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Choe Thae Bok, chairman of the Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, attended a reception held at the Iranian embassy to the DPRK on Thursday, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.

In his speech at the reception, Iranian Vice Foreign Minister Mohammad Ali Fathollahi said friendship between the two countries has grown stronger in politics, economy and culture. He said he hoped that the cooperation with the DPRK would be advanced in the economic field in the future.

Choe Thae Bok said that the friendly, cooperative relations between the two countries have grown stronger.

The delegation of the Iranian foreign ministry led by Fathollahi arrived in Pyongyang on Wednesday. The two sides on Thursday signed a 2010-2012 plan for cultural and scientific exchanges.



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