Indonesia Offers Condolences For Late North Korean Leader

19 December, 2011 | Source: The Jakarta Post

The Indonesian government extended its sincere condolences on Monday to the government and the people of North Korea for the passing of their leader, Kim Jong-il.

“The government and people of Indonesia offer their prayer to the bereaved family as well as the government and people of North Korea, so that they have the strength and forbearance in overcoming this moment of loss,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement issued on Monday.

“The government of Indonesia has every confidence that North Korea will continue its commitment to contribute to the maintenance of peace, security and prosperity on the Korean peninsula and the Asia-Pacific region in general.”

Kim died at 69 on Saturday reportedly because of physical and mental pressure.

 

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