|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Remarks|
Q: It is reported that the DPRK announced on July 18 that the title of marshal was conferred upon Kim Jong-un, supreme commander of the Korean People's Army. How does China comment?
A: The DPRK announced that the title of marshal was conferred upon comrade Kim Jong-un. China and the DPRK are friendly neighbours. We wish the DPRK every success in its development on all fronts under the leadership of Kim Jong-un and the Korean Workers' Party.