CHINA NORTH KOREA – Kim: China friendship ‘sealed in blood’ will continue growing

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un defended the friendship between Pyongyang and Beijing, a relationship he said is “sealed in blood” and that it would continue to develop in the future, state media reported Friday.

“The friendship between North Korea and China is founded on all kinds of historical evidence, will be immortal, and will develop generation after generation along with the advancement of the socialist cause,” Kim said in remarks reported by state news agency KCNA.