DPRK today commemorates the 71st anniversary of its establishment (2019.09.09). On this occasion, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the leader of the country’s Kim Jong-un.
The DPRK was established on September 9, 1948 after World War II. Russia is the first country to recognize its independence. China is now the closest partner to the DPRK.