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Gov’t ready to recognize North Korean successor By Michaela P. del Callar 12/20/2011

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Gov’t ready to recognize North Korean successor

By Michaela P. del Callar 12/20/2011

The Philippine government yesterday said it is prepared to recognize the new North Korean leader following the demise of its Kim Jong-Il, as it called for a “smooth transition to a new leadership.”

In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs said: “The Philippine government values its relations with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and will continue to cooperate with them to intensify the promotion and maintenance of peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region, including in the Korean Peninsula , to ensure the region’s continued prosperity.”

Manila, which has decade-old diplomatic ties with Pyongyang , likewise offered its condolences to its government and people on the death of Kim Jong-Il..... MORE

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