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The leader of the DPRK congratulated the President of China on the opening of the Olympics

06.02.2022 54 просмотров

Kim Jong-un called the Olympics "a great victory for socialist China."

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent congratulations to Chinese President Xi Jinping on the start of the Olympic Games, in which he called the Beijing Olympics "a great victory for socialist China." This was reported on Friday by the Yonhap agency with a link to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

"The successful opening of the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing despite the worldwide health crisis and unprecedented difficult circumstances is another great victory won by socialist China," Yonhap words of the leader of the DPRK.

Kim Jong-un also assured his Chinese counterpart that he would steadily promote the development of relations between the two countries.

Previously, the DPRK notified China that it would not be able to participate in the Winter Olympics in Beijing, citing "the actions of hostile forces" and the pandemic.

XXIV Winter Olympic Games will be held in Beijing from 4 to 20 February 2022, and Paralympic Games from 4 to 13 March . The capital of China was chosen as the venue for the Olympics and Paralympics at the session of the International Olympic Committee in Kuala Lumpur on July 31, 2015. Beijing will be the first city in the world to host both the 2008 Summer and Winter Olympic Games.

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