Kim Jong-Un Exchanges ‘Wholehearted Greetings’ with Cuba’s Raul Castro

Breitbart | 7/10/2018 | Staff
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North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un sent a letter and exchanged “wholehearted greetings” with Cuban leader Raúl Castro as the regime seeks to bolster relations with its traditional communist allies, state media announced on Monday.

According to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Workers’ Party of Korea Vice Chairman Ri Su-yong’ met with first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Raúl Castro on July 5th for bilateral talks in Havana.

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“Ri courteously conveyed the warm greetings and verbal personal letter [sic] sent by Kim Jong-un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, to Raul Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba,” according to the KCNA.

“Raul Castro Ruz expressed deep thanks for this and asked Ri Su-yong to convey his most wholehearted greetings to Kim Jong Un. The talk took place in a friendly atmosphere,” the report continued.

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The meeting is another sign of North Korea’s eagerness to promote relations with its communist and left-wing allies while also extending ties to the free world, or at least appearing to do so.

Cuba and North Korea have been allies since the onset of the Cold War, where they forged a relationship based on anti-Americanism. Late dictator Fidel Castro visited Pyongyang in 1986, later describing Kim Jong-un’s grandfather Kim Il-sung as “a...
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