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China’s Hu Calls, Congratulates North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

Jan. 2 (Bloomberg) -- China’s President Hu Jintao congratulated Kim Jong Un on his appointment as North Korea’s “supreme commander” in a phone call on Dec. 31, according to a government statement.

China has enjoyed a “traditionally strong friendship” with its North Korean neighbor in the past and will maintain and strengthen those relations in the coming year, Hu said, according to a statement posted on the foreign ministry’s website.

To contact the reporter on this story: Liza Lin in Shanghai at llin15@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Mike Millard at mmillard2@bloomberg.net

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