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President Miguel Díaz-Canel’s official visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Díaz-Canel: relations between Cuba and the DPRK are historic, and based on mutual respect
On the second day of his official visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, among other activities, the Cuban President paid tribute to Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il, and visited educational institutions
Author: Granma | internet@granma.cu
november 6, 2018 10:11:50

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The second day of President Miguel Díaz-Canel’s official visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) began with a warm greeting he conveyed to the North Korean people from the Cuban people and Army General Raúl Castro.
First on the day’s agenda was a meeting with the President of the Supreme People’s Assembly Presidium, Kim Yong Nam, where Díaz-Canel commented, “Relations between Cuba and the DPRK are historic, and based on mutual respect.”
Next he visited Kim Il-sung University, established in 1946.
Díaz-Canel reported that during his discussion with the country’s President on Sunday, cooperation between Cuba and the DPRK in the areas of tourism, education, and public health was discussed.
The Cuban delegation was bid farewell with a spectacular gymnastics performance, which included the projection of images of Fidel with Kim Il-sung, and Raúl with Kim Jong-il, as well as DÍaz-Canel and Jim Jong-un, that drew extended applause.f0023541

 

 

 

 

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A warm embrace from the people of Pyongyang

A warm embrace from the people of Pyongyang
Yesterday, around 1:00 pm local time, Cuba’s President arrived in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to begin his official visit

Author: Yaima Puig Meneses | informacion@granmai.cu
november 5, 2018 08:11:11

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Cuba’s President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and the delegation accompanying him departed the Russian Federation Saturday night, after a busy visit, to arrive in Pyongyang, where a great multitude waited to greet them, cheering and waving the flags of the two countries.
It was around 1:00 pm local time when they reached the city’s international airport where he was welcomed with full military honors by Kim Jong-un, President of the Workers’ Party of Korea, and of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s State Committee, and Commander in Chief of the Korean People’s Army.