Art Performance Given in Welcome of Russian Government Delegation

Pyongyang, November 15 (KCNA) -- An art performance was given at the Mansudae Art Theatre on Tuesday in welcome of the Russian government delegation.

The venue of the performance was overflowing with friendly feelings toward the close friends from Russia visiting Pyongyang to further consolidate the friendship and solidarity and cooperative relations by deepening the multilateral exchange and cooperation between the DPRK and Russia, true to the noble intention of the top leaders of the two countries.

Present there on invitation were members of the Russian government delegation led by Alexandr Kozlov, minister of Natural Resources and Ecology, and Alexandr Matsegora, Russian ambassador to the DPRK.

Among the audience were Yun Jong Ho, minister of External Economic Relations of the DPRK, officials concerned and officials of ministries.

Put on the stage of the performance given by artistes of the State Merited Chorus and the Ensemble of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK were famous songs of the two countries singing of justice, patriotism, bravery and optimism.

The performance was acclaimed by the audience as it convinced them that the history and tradition of the DPRK-Russia friendship forged and consolidated in the joint struggle for independence against imperialism would be steadily carried forward in the new era. -0- (Juche112.11.15.)