S.Korea's Moon appoints top ministers and security adviser

By REUTERS
May 21, 2017 05:58
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SEOUL, May 21 - 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.


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