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North Korean President visiting Czechoslovakia

North Korean President Kim Il Sung arrived on an official visit to Czechoslovakia Monday, the third leg of an East European tour, the official Ceteka news agency reported.

Ceteka said Mr. Kim, who is touring East European countries by train, was welcomed in the north Bohemian town of Decin by Foreign Minister Bohuslav Chnoupek and Communist Party Presidium member Vasil Bilak.

Kim came to Czechoslovakia from East Germany, where he held talks with East German leaders. Before going to East Germany he visited the Soviet Union.

Ceteka said Kim went by special train from Decin to Prague but gave no details of his schedule and did not say how long he would stay in Czechoslovakia.

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