The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) and the Fatherland United Democratic Front of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) have agreed to strengthen their friendship and cooperation, thus contributing to consolidating the relations between the two Parties, States and peoples.

The two sides reached the consensus during a September 5-11 visit to the DPRK by a VFF Central Committee delegation led by its President Huynh Dam.

On September 10, the VFF delegation paid a courtesy visit to Chairman of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly Kim Yong-nam, who said that the traditional friendship and solidarity between Vietnam and the DPRK, fostered by President Ho Chi Minh, President Kim Il-sung and generations of the two countries’ leaders, are developing in the context of the complication in the region and the world over.

Kim affirmed that the consistent standpoint of the DRPK Party, State and people is to consolidate and develop the traditional friendship and solidarity with Vietnam .

During the visit, the Vietnamese delegation laid flowers in commemoration of President Kim Il-sung and President Kim Jong-il, and visited several historical, cultural and economic establishments in the DPRK.-VNA