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Ri Su Yong Meets Song Tao

Ri Su Yong and officials of the WPK International Affairs Department (right) meet with Song Tao and PRC officials in Pyongyang on April 14, 2018 (Photo: Rodong Sinmun).

Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Vice Chairman and WPK International Affairs Department [IAD] Director Ri Su Yong (Ri Su-yo’ng) met with Song Tao, Director of the Communist Party of China [CPC] International Liaison Department Director on April 14 (Saturday).  Also in attendance were IAD Deputy Director Ryu Myong Son (Ryu Myo’ng-so’n), PRC Ambassador to the DPRK Li Jinjun and other IAD officials.

Ri and Song “exchanged deep views on further developing the relations between the WPK and CPC on the basis of the agreement made at the historic meeting of the top leaders of the two countries” and “the talks proceeded in a friendly atmosphere.”


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