On Saturday, top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Kim Jong-un extended his sincere sympathy to China for the outbreak of the contagion caused by the novel coronavirus, and offered support for the country’s efforts in the prevention and control of the disease.
Kim, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, made the remarks in a letter to General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee Xi Jinping.
Kim said the WPK, the people of the DPRK and himself consider the epidemic that hit China as something they are also suffering, and have strong faith the CPC, the Chinese government and people will win the battle against the virus under Xi’s leadership.
He conveyed his greetings through the letter to CPC members and medics working on the frontline, as well as sympathy to the bereaved families grieving losses caused by the virus, Kim said.
Xi expressed his sincere gratitude to Kim, the WPK and the people of the DPRK for their sympathy and support.