Negotiation Held between Vice Foreign Ministers of DPRK and Belarus

Pyongyang, April 19 (KCNA) -- A Negotiation was held between Im Chon Il, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and Yevgeny Shestakov, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, who is on a visit to the DPRK, on Friday.

At the negotiation the two sides agreed to further develop the traditional relations of friendship and cooperation between the two countries by strengthening high-level contacts and visits, actively promoting cooperation in the economic and cultural fields and strengthening mutual support and cooperation in the international arena as required by the changing times.

Both sides also exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual concern. -0- (Juche113.4.19.)