Democratic Party candidate Lee Jae-myung met with President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House.
President Moon delivered congratulations and congratulations to Lee, and Lee expressed his will to succeed the democratic government.
On the occasion of the 42nd anniversary of October 26, the presidential candidates for the Power of the People paid a visit to the graveyard of former President Park Chung-hee.
This is the report by reporter Seo-young Son.
President Moon Jae-in and Democratic Party candidate Lee Jae-myung met for 50 minutes at the Blue House.
In congratulations on the election of the candidates, President Moon urged them to develop good policies and compete in good faith.
Unity was also emphasized.
[문재인 대통령 : “상처를 또 서로 좀 아우르고 다시 하나가 되는 게 중요한데, 일요일날 이낙연 전 대표님하고 회동 아주 좋았다고 생각을 합니다.”]
Candidate Jae-myung Lee emphasized the one team, saying that President Moon did a good job of the Democratic Party’s core values.
[이재명/민주당 대선후보 : “(저도) 문재인 정부의 일원 아닙니까? 앞으로도 우리 문재인 정부 성공, 역사적인 정부로 남도록 최선을 다하도록 하겠습니다.”]
An official from the Blue House said that there was no mention of Daejang-dong, and said that he would actively consider an interview with an opposition presidential candidate if requested.
The People’s Power criticized today’s meeting, saying that President Moon had intervened in the election and provided guidelines for the investigation into the allegation of Daejang-dong.
People’s Power presidential candidates paid their respects at the graveyard to commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the death of former President Park Chung-hee.
[윤석열/국민의힘 대선경선후보 : “(박정희 전 대통령은) 최빈국인 우리 대한민국을 오늘날 세계 10위권 안에 드는 이런 선진국으로 발돋움할 수 있게 기초를 놔주신 분이고….”]
[홍준표/국민의힘 대선경선후보 : “(그때) 저도 시청 앞에서 운구되는 장면을 봤습니다. 참 비극적인 사건이었습니다.”]
Candidates Seung-Min Yoo and Hee-Ryong Won also praised former President Park’s work highly.
The poll questions for selecting the People’s Power candidates were decided in a way that was close to four-choice selection.
It is a method of asking a question on the premise of a virtual match against Democratic Party candidate Lee Jae-myung and selecting one of the four candidates.
The People’s Power starts voting for party members on the 1st of the following month, and then adds the results of the opinion poll to select the final candidate on the 5th.
This is Seo-Young Son from KBS News.
Cinematographer: Choi Yeon-song/Video Editing: Ahn Young-ah