Syrian President Bashar Assad announced plans to visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a report on Sunday.
“I am going to visit [North Korea] and meet HE Kim Jong Un,” Assad said as he received the credentials of Pyongyang’s ambassador late last week, Reuters reported, citing North Korean state media.
“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,” Assad said, according the report.
“I am sure that he will achieve the final victory and realize the reunification of Korea without fail,” he added.
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