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Kim Jong Il Meets High-level Military Delegation

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

Pyongyang, October 25 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, Monday met with the Chinese high-level military delegation led by Col. General Guo Boxiong, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China, the delegation of veteran fighters of the Chinese People's Volunteers led by Wang Hai, former commander of the Air Force of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, and leading members and principal artistes of the Art Troupe of the Chinese People's Liberation Army headed by Li Guoru, deputy head of the Publicity Department of the General Political Department of the CPLA on visits to the DPRK.

Present there were Ri Yong Ho, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the WPK and chief of the General Staff of the KPA, Kim Jong Un, vice-chairman of the WPK Central Military Commission, Kang Sok Ju, member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee and vice-premier of the Cabinet, Kim Jong Gak, alternate member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee and first vice director of the General Political Bureau of the KPA, Kim Yong Il, alternate member of the Political Bureau and secretary of the WPK Central Committee.

Liu Hongcai, Chinese ambassador to the DPRK, and official diplomats of the Chinese embassy were present there.

Guo Boxiong conveyed to Kim Jong Il kind regards from Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, president of the People's Republic of China and chairman of the Central Military Commission, and presented him with a gift prepared by the delegation.

Kim Jong Il expressed deep thanks for this and asked Guo Boxiong to convey his greetings to Hu Jintao and other leading officials of the party and government of China and the fraternal Chinese people on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the entry of the CPV into the Korean front. Then he had a talk with the guests in a cordial and friendly atmosphere.

After receiving the guests, Kim Jong Il hosted a dinner in honor of them.

Present there were Ri Yong Ho, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, vice-chairman of the Party Central Military Commission and chief of the General Staff of the KPA , Kim Jong Un, vice-chairman of the WPK Central Military Commission, Kim Yong Chun, member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, vice-chairman of the NDC of the DPRK and minister of the People's Armed forces, Kang Sok Ju, member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee and vice-premier of the Cabinet, Jang Song Thaek, alternate member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee and vice-chairman of the NDC of the DPRK, Kim Jong Gak, alternate member of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee and first vice director of the General Political Bureau of the KPA, Kim Yong Il and Kim Yang Gon, alternate members of the Political Bureau and secretaries of the WPK Central Committee, Mun Kyong Dok, alternate member of the Political Bu

reau and secretary of the C.C., the WPK and chief secretary of the Pyongyang City Committee of the WPK, Kim Kye Gwan, first vice minister of Foreign Affairs, and officials concerned.

The dinner proceeded in an amicable atmosphere overflowing with friendship.



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