October 23, 2021

Kim Jong Un sends message of sympathy to Xi Jinping over deadly floods

State media says North Korean leader voiced 'full support' for Chinese president after recent flooding in central China

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a “verbal message of sympathy” to Chinese leader Xi Jinping over deadly floods that recently devastated areas in central China, DPRK state media reported on Saturday.

“The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un expressed profound sympathy to General Secretary Xi Jinping and deep condolences to the victims and the bereaved families over the flood damage,” Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported. The state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun also carried the article at the top of its front page.