Chairman Choi Jae-hyeong, who is rumored to challenge the presidency, expressed his resignation today (28th).
He resigned from his term of office for half a year.
Although he was silent about his future political actions, he kept the possibility of running for office open.
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As the presidential election on March 9 of next year approaches for more than eight months, the movements of the dragons are accelerating.
Tomorrow, former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-yeol, a powerful player in the opposition, will cast his vote.
It seems that he will directly explain why he took up the presidential challenge.
Representative Hong Jun-pyo, who was recently blessed with the power of the people, also held a vision presentation on the same day and entered the competition.
Gyeonggi Governor Lee Jae-myung, a powerful passport runner, will officially announce his candidacy on the 1st of next month.
It is expected to present policy blueprints such as basic income.
Former CEO Lee Nak-yeon is also known to be coordinating the timing.
Solidarity movements between candidates are also becoming visible.
Another presidential candidate in the Democratic Party, former Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun and Rep. Lee Kwang-jae, reached an agreement on unification.
We decided to make a decision by the 5th of next month.
The Democratic Party and the People’s Power’s presidential candidates are elected in September and November, respectively.
The possibility of a so-called Third Zone is still open.
It is expected that fierce competition will unfold from the preliminary round before the final on March 9 next year.
YTN Kang Jin-won ([email protected])
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