On May 10, the inauguration ceremony of South Korean President Yoon Sok-yeol took place in Seoul.
According to Ukrinform, this is reported by KBS.
The ceremony was held on the square in front of the building of the National Assembly (Parliament).
In the inaugural speech, the new head of state declaredthat the power in the country, which will develop on the basis of the values of democracy and the principles of a market economy, will return to the people.
Referring to the North Korean issue, Yun promised to resume dialogue with Pyongyang. The President also announced his readiness to develop a plan to develop the North Korean economy and improve the living standards of northerners in cooperation with the world community, which will become possible if the DPRK gives up nuclear weapons.
In addition, Yoon stressed that South Korea should play a more active role in protecting and promoting freedom and human rights in the world.
As reported, the representative of the party “People’s Power” Yun Seok Yeol was elected to the post of President of South Korea in the elections held on March 9.
From 2019 to 2021, Yoon served as the Attorney General of South Korea.
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