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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent a congratulatory message to China’s Xi Jinping on his re-election as president, state-run media said Sunday, in a rare direct message between the two Asian leaders.

Sunday’s statement run by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Kim had “warmly congratulated” Xi in a message sent Saturday that expressed the North Korean leader’s hopes that China will make even greater achievements “with Xi Jinping at the core.”

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