Fri. Jul 1st, 2022

A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) is paying a
working visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) from
July 24-30.

At talks with the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK)
delegation in Pyongyang on July 26, the head of the Vietnamese
delegation, Tran Quoc Vuong, who is the CPV Central Committee
Secretary and head of the Party Central Committee Office, said the Party
and State of Vietnam always values the traditional friendship with the
DPRK and wants to increase cooperation for mutual development in the new

He expressed his belief that under the leadership
of the WPK, the DPRK people will surpass all difficulties and challenges
to win more success in the cause of national construction, contributing
to peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the

The Vietnamese official highlighted the traditional
relationship between the two countries which was fostered by President
Ho Chi Minh and President Kim Il-sung.

Over the past time, the
relations between the two Parties, States and peoples have seen new
developments which have been demonstrated through visits by high-ranking
Party and State leaders and friendship exchanges between the two
peoples, he said.

Head of the WPK delegation Kim Jong-in,
Politburo alternate member and Central Committee Secretary, expressed
his delight at the developing traditional friendship between the two
Parties, States and peoples, adding that the visit to the DPRK by Party
General Secretary Nong Duc Manh in October, 2007 had pushed bilateral
ties a new step forward.

The Party and State of the DPRK
always attach importance to developing the multi-faceted cooperation
with Vietnam , he affirmed.

On this occasion, the two sides
compared notes on measures to enhance their bilateral cooperation in
the time to come as well as regional and international issues of mutual

During their stay in the DPRK from July 24-30, the
Vietnamese delegation attended activities to mark the 60 th anniversary
of the victory of the Korean liberation war and visited several
economic, cultural and historical facilities in Pyongyang. -VNA

By vivian