/ WPK General Secretary Kim Jong Un's
16th Politburo Meeting of 8th CC, WPK held
The 16th Politburo Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea was held at the headquarters building of the Party Central Committee on September 20.
The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un, General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, was present at the meeting.
Attending the meeting were members of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK and members and alternate members of the Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee.
The Politburo Meeting listened to the report on the result of Kim Jong Un's official goodwill visit to the Russian Federation.
Upon authorization of the Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee, Kim Song Nam, Department Director of the Party Central Committee, made a homecoming report on Kim Jong Un's visit to the Russian Federation.
The report informed the participants of the details that the respected Kim Jong Un, General Secretary of the WPK and President of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea visited several regions of the Russian Federation between September 12 and 17 at the invitation of the Russian President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin. It mentioned that with the recent visit as a momentum, the DPRK-Russia relations have been put on a new strategic height in keeping with the demand of the new era and a fundamental change has been made in the political terrain of the world.
The report made an analysis of the significance of Kim Jong Un's visit to the Russian Federation and introduced prospective plans for developing the DPRK-Russia relations.
The Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee highly appreciated that Kim Jong Un's visit to the Russian Federation has attained the desired end, and warmly congratulated him on his successful visit abroad.
Kim Jong Un expressed deep thanks for the high estimation of the Political Bureau and expressed a firm will to discharge his honourable obligations faithfully for the country and people.
He assigned the work to implement the constructive measures proactively for further cementing the ties of the traditional DPRK-Russia good-neighbour relationship and cooperation, further revitalizing the bilateral relations in all fields and developing them onto a new high stage at the practical stage of consolidating the successes in the visit. He stressed the need to strengthen close contact and collaboration between the relevant sectors of the DPRK and Russia for expanding and developing cooperation in all fields in an all-round way and thus make a substantial contribution to improving the welfare of the two peoples.
The Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK discussed a series of ways to apply the successes in the external activities of Kim Jong Un practically and extensively.