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From Damascus to Pyongyang: Syria’s Assad plans to meet Kim Jong Un

21 9 27

SYRIAN President Bashar Al-Assad has expressed plans to visit Kim Jong Un, according to North Korean reported, paving way for the first ever meeting between the supreme leader and another head of state in Pyongyang.

On Sunday, North Korean state news agency KCNA said Assad had received credentials from North Korean Ambassador Mun Jong Nam on May 30.

“I am going to visit the DPRK and meet HE Kim Jong Un,” Assad was quoted as saying.

“The world welcomes the remarkable events in the Korean peninsula brought about recently by the outstanding political caliber and wise leadership of HE Kim Jong Un.”

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© Asian Correspondent