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NKorean leader calls Russia 'most honest friend, ally' of Asian Nation

Pyongyang, June 19 (UNI) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called Russia "the most honest friend and ally" of the Asian nation and President Vladimir Putin the dearest friend of the Korean people during the Russian leader's visit to Pyongyang on Wednesday.
"At this moment, when the whole world has turned its gaze to Pyongyang, which is hosting a Russian mission of friendship, I stand here alongside my Russian comrades, the most honest friends and allies, in this solemn hall," Kim said in a press statement.
He said that the conclusion of a new and the "most powerful treaty" between Russia and North Korea would be impossible without the "outstanding foresight" and determination of President Putin, "the dearest friend of the Korean people."
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