Pyongyang, March 24 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), sent a verbal message to Raul Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, to notify the accounts of the 8th Congress of the WPK.
The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un noted in detail that the 8th Congress of the WPK set forth scientific and realistic struggle lines and strategic and tactical tasks for achieving a fresh innovation in the Party and state affairs, as required by the changed internal and external situations and reality, took practical measures for strengthening the leadership of the Party and consolidating the state and social system and discussed and decided on its policy stand on the bolstering of defence capabilities, the inter-Korean relations and the DPRK-U.S. relations.
He clarified again the will of the WPK to develop the ties of strategic and comradely unity and cooperation with Cuba on the road of struggle for the victory of the socialist cause and launch a dynamic joint struggle against imperialism.
Reaffirming the full support and solidarity of the WPK and the DPRK people with the struggle of the Communist Party of Cuba and the Cuban people to defend the socialist system, he expressed the conviction that the 8th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba which is to be held in April would be a significant occasion to bring about a radical advance in the struggle of the Communist Party of Cuba for further strengthening the party, enhancing its leadership role and building a prosperous socialist state. -0-