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DPRK-Cuba Solidarity Committee Meets

DPRK Education Commission Chairman and Korea-Cuba Solidarity Committee Chairman Kim Sung Du reads out a statement during the committee’s annual meeting on February 20, 2018 (Photo: KCNA).

Cuban Ambassador to the DPRK Jesús Aise Sotolongo reads out a statement during the February 20, 2018 meeting of the Korea-Cuba Solidarity Committee (Photo: KCNA).

The DPRK Committee for Solidarity with Cuba held its annual meeting on February 20 (Tuesday).  Among those attending from the DPRK side were DPRK Education Commission Chairman Kim Sung Du [Kim Su’ng-du], who serves as chair of the solidarity committee,  Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries Vice Chairman So Ho Won [So Ho-wo’n], Cuban Ambassador to the DPRK Jesús Aise Sotolongo and DPRK and Cuban officials.  The meeting “reviewed the work conducted by the solidarity committee in the last one year to actively support the just cause of the fraternal Cuban people vigorously struggling for independence against imperialism and for socialism under the leadership of the Communist Party of Cuba, and discussed its action program for this year.”


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