Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, met members of the delegation of the special envoy of the south Korean president who arrived in Pyongyang on Monday.
Present there were Jong Ui Yong, chief of the State Security Office of Chongwadae who is the special envoy of President Moon Jae In; So Hun, director of the National Intelligence Service; Chon Hae Song, vice-minister of Unification; Kim Sang Gyun, vice-director of the National Intelligence Service; and Yun Kon Yong, chief of the Office of State Affairs Situation of Chongwadae.
Attending it were Kim Yong Chol, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the WPK, and Kim Yo Jong, first vice department director of the Central Committee of the WPK.
Shaking hands of the special envoy and his party one by one, the respected Supreme Leader warmly welcomed them on their visit to Pyongyang.
Jong Ui Yong courteously handed over the personal letter of Moon Jae In to the Supreme Leader.
The members of the special envoy delegation thanked the Supreme Leader for dispatching the high-level delegation and various large-scale delegations with the 23rd Winter Olympics as a momentum so that they were held successfully.
Expressing thanks for this, he said that it is natural to be glad at the auspicious event of the fellow countrymen of the same blood and help it. The Winter Olympics served as a very important occasion in demonstrating the stamina and prestige of our nation at home and abroad and providing a good atmosphere of reconciliation, unity and dialogue between the north and the south, he added.
He had an openhearted talk with the party of the special envoy delegation of the south side over the issues arising in actively improving the north-south relations and ensuring peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.
He repeatedly clarified that it is our consistent and principled stand and his firm will to vigorously advance the north-south relations and write a new history of national reunification by the concerted efforts of our nation to be proud of in the world.
Hearing the intention of President Moon Jae In for a summit from the special envoy of the south side, he exchanged views and made a satisfactory agreement.
He gave the important instruction to the relevant field to rapidly take practical steps for it.
He also made an exchange of in-depth views on the issues for easing the acute military tensions on the Korean Peninsula and activating the versatile dialogue, contact, cooperation and exchange.
The talk between the Supreme Leader and the delegation of the special envoy of President Moon Jae In took place in a compatriotic and sincere atmosphere.
He had a photo session with the members of the delegation.