Top DPRK leader expresses sympathies to Xi over novel coronavirus outbreak

Source: Xinhua| 2020-02-01 23:27:19|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) Kim Jong Un on Saturday extended sincere sympathies to Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, over the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, and offered help.

In his signed letter, Kim said that the WPK, the people of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and himself take the epidemic in China as their own business, and firmly believe that under Xi's wise leadership, the CPC and the Chinese government and people will eventually win the battle against the epidemic.

The top DPRK leader also sent his regards to all CPC members and medical staff working on the front lines in the fight against the outbreak, expressed sincere condolences to the bereaved families, and offered support to the Chinese side.

He kindly asked Xi to take care of himself and wished the Chinese people peace and happiness.

For his part, Xi said he sincerely appreciates the condolences and support offered by Kim, the WPK and the DPRK people.