H.E. Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, visited the Cuban embassy here on Monday to express deep condolences over the demise of Fidel Castro Ruz, supreme leader of the Cuban revolution.
He was accompanied by Hwang Pyong So, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the C.C., the Workers' Party of Korea, vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and director of the General Political Bureau of the Korean People's Army, and Kim Kye Gwan, first vice-minister of Foreign Affairs.
Laid there was a wreath sent by him over the demise of Fidel Castro Ruz.
He paid silent tribute to Fidel Castro Ruz in memory of him together with officials accompanying him.
He made an entry in the mourner's book as follows:
"Though the outstanding leader passed away, his name and feats will always be remembered by all of us.
We feel pain of the loss of the great Comrade, the great comrade-in-arms.
Kim Jong Un."
He expressed deep condolences to Cuban Ambassador to the DPRK Jesus De Los Angeles Aise Sotolongo and staff members of his embassy and said words of consolation to them.
Upon hearing the news of the sudden demise of Fidel Castro Ruz, the Korean people are overwhelmed with profound sorrow, he said, adding that the demise of Fidel Castro Ruz is a great loss for the parties, governments and peoples of the two countries.
Saying that though Fidel Castro Ruz passed away, his noble feats will shine forever in the hearts of the peoples of the two countries and progressive mankind, he expressed belief that the revolutionary Cuban people would overcome the grief over the loss of their distinguished leader and certainly build a prospering ideal society of the people and win the victory of the socialist cause under the wise guidance of Raul Castro Ruz, true to the lifetime intention of Fidel Castro Ruz.
The Cuban ambassador expressed deep thanks to Kim Jong Un for visiting the Cuban embassy to share the sorrow over the demise of Fidel Castro Ruz with the Cuban embassy staff members.