Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), left Vladivostok City on September 17 after successfully completing the schedule of his official goodwill visit to the Russian Federation.
The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un visited several objects in the fields of military, economy, science, education and culture while staying in Vladivostok City, the last leg of his official goodwill visit to the Russian Federation, for two days in succession.
At the Artyom-Primorski Station No. 1, there was a send-off ceremony for Kim Jong Un who starts his way home after bringing about a new radical turn in the history of the development of the DPRK-Russia relations.
The guard of honor of the three services of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the military band lined up at the railway station yard.
Present at the station to see off the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un were Alexandr Kozlov, minister of Natural Resources and Ecology, Oleg Kozhemyako, governor of the Maritime Territory Administration, Byacheslav Kwon, mayor of Artyom City, and Alexandr Matsegora, Russian ambassador to the DPRK.
A send-off ceremony for Kim Jong Un took place.
The national anthems of the DPRK and the Russian Federation were solemnly played.
Kim Jong Un reviewed the guard of honor of the three services of the armed forces of the Russian Federation.
He bid farewell to the senior officials of Russia from the capital and local areas who came to send him off.
He extended his heartfelt thanks to President Putin and the Russian leadership and people for their special care and cordial hospitality in every place during the whole period of his visit to Russia, wishing Russia prosperity and its people well-being.
The private train of Kim Jong Un left amid the farewells of dear Russian friends.
The official goodwill visit to the Russian Federation by Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the WPK and president of the State Affairs of the DPRK, will shine long in history as the occasion of further consolidating the traditional ties of good neighbor and cooperation between the DPRK and Russia based on the comradely friendship and militant unity and opening up a new chapter of the development of the bilateral relations.