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Vice-Chief of KPA General Staff Meets His Russian Counterpart

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

Moscow, November 19 (KCNA Correspondent) -- No Kwang Chol, vice-chief of the General Staff of the Korean People's Army, Wednesday met Andrei Kartapolov, deputy chief of the General Staff and director of its General Operation Bureau of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. No Kwang Chol is staying in Moscow as a member of the party of the special envoy of supreme leader Kim Jong Un.

Both sides had a wide-ranging exchange of views on putting the friendship and cooperation between the armies of the two countries on a new higher stage.

Present there were the defence attache of the DPRK embassy in Moscow and the vice director of the General Operation Bureau of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

Meanwhile, on the same day Ri Kwang Gun, vice-minister of External Economic Relations who is a member of the special envoy's party, met Alexandr Galushka, minister of Development of Far East of Russia, and discussed measures for further boosting cooperation between the two countries in economy and trade for more substantial results.

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