Sep 09, 2018 16:46 Asia/Tehran
  • Iranian president congratulates 70th anniversary of DPRK

President Hassan Rouhani has sent a message to North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un, to congratulate national Day and the 70th anniversary of the 1948 foundation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Iran press/Asia: I congratulate September 9th, North Korea National Day, and the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to Your Highness as well as the North Korean people', President Rouhani said in his message, obtained by the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Sunday.


 Video: North Korea celebrates the national day on Sep 8 ,2018 /Reuters

President Rouhani in his message expressed confidence that relations between Iran and North Korea will be enhanced further.

Rouhani added he hopes through the resolve of the two countries' top officials and by relying on existing capacities, Tehran-Pyongyang relations would continue to boost and strengthen in all fields.

North Korea declared its statehood in 1948 and it commemorates its National Day on September 9.


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