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World leaders send condolences to DPRK

12-21-2011 07:38 BJT Special Report:DPRK top leader Kim Jong Il dies |

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Many countries and international organizations have sent their condolences to the people of the DPRK following the death of Kim Jong Il. They’ve also been eager to express their hope to see peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressed sympathy to the people of the DPRK through his spokesman, and said the world body would go on helping them. Ban also reaffirmed his commitment to peace and security on the peninsula.

Russian President, Dimitry Medvedev called Kim Jong Il’s youngest son, Kim Jung Un to sent his condolences. The Russian foreign ministry said it hoped the leader’s death would not affect the relationship between Russia and the DPRK.

The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesman also offered its deepest condolences... And the Communist Party of Vietnam has sent a message of condolence to its DPRK counterpart.

Meanwhile, the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, said the EU was monitoring the situation closely and called on the DPRK’s future leaders to commit to peace and security in the region.


Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CNTV.CN

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