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South Korea’s Moon appoints top ministers and security adviser

Image: South Korean President Moon Jae-in takes a walk with senior presidential secretaries at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, May 11, 2017. Picture taken on May 11, 2017. Yonhap via REUTERS

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea President Moon Jae-in announced on Sunday his choices for finance minister, foreign minister, and the top security advisor role in his new government.

Moon told a media briefing that he had appointed former vice finance minister Kim Dong-yeon as deputy prime minister and finance minister, while a United Nations senior adviser on policy Kang Kyung-wha was tapped as the next foreign minister.

Moon also named Chung Eui-yong, his top foreign policy adviser during the presidential election campaign, as his national security adviser.

 

(Reporting by Christine Kim and Ju-min Park; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore)
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