According to Yonhap’s report, Kim sent a congratulatory letter to Xi, who took over the CCP for the third time.
“I sincerely congratulate you on the successful holding of the 20th Congress of the CCP and your re-election as secretary general,” Kim wrote in the letter, describing Xi’s re-election as general secretary as “good news.” used the phrase.
Emphasizing that Xi’s re-assignment is an “important turning point” for China and its people, Kim noted that he is hopeful for the development of relations between the two nations.
“Together with you, I will shape the brighter future of North Korea-China relations that meet the demands of the times, and lead efforts towards the vigorous advancement of the socialist cause in the two countries,” Kim wrote in the letter. made statements.
The two countries, which became allies with the relations they developed during the Korean War of 1950-53, also have strong economic relations.