Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan received a delegation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) -Vietnam Friendship Association in Hanoi on December 5.

Quan hailed the visit of the DPRK friendship delegation which came at a time when the two countries are preparing for the 65 th anniversary of bilateral ties.

He reiterated Vietnam’s support of the cause of socialism building and peaceful national reunification of the DPRK people, as well as Vietnam’s consistent stance on supporting peace, stability and denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula.

The head of the delegation, Ho So Won, who is Vice Chairman of the DPRK’s Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries and Chairman of the DPRK-Vietnam Friendship Association, informed his host of the recent and planned activities made by the DPRK-Vietnam Friendship Association and the Vietnam – DPRK Friendship Association to foster ties between the two peoples.

The guest said he hopes for more support of the Vietnamese Party and State, and the Vietnam – DPRK Friendship Association in particular to strengthen bilateral friendship.-VNA