Greetings to Syrian FM

Pyongyang, April 19 (KCNA) -- Choe Son Hui, foreign minister of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, on April 17 sent a message of greeting to Fayssal Mekdad, minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Syria, on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of its independence.

Expressing firm solidarity with the Syrian people reliably defending the sovereignty of the country from challenges and threats of the hostile forces, the message wished the Syrian foreign minister greater success in his responsible work for developing the country's external relations. -0- (Juche113.4.19.)