KABUL (BNA) Yoon Seok-youl has elected the new president of South Korea after the defeat of the ruling party.
South Korea’s Conservative candidate Yoon Seok-youl has been elected president for five years.
On Wednesday, South Korea elected main opposition People Power Party candidate and ex-prosecutor Yoon Seok-youl as the country’s next leader after a bitterly contested and divisive presidential election.
According to BNA, quoting foreign media, Yoon won “48.59” percent of the vote against Lee with “47.97” and won the election.
The race for the presidency took place this year in South Korea amid tensions and verbal talks between the main parties.
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On foreign policy, Yoon is seen as an advocate for a policy of “peace through strength” with North Korea and is more vocally critical of Beijing.
Bakhtar News Agency
Source: Bakhtar News Agency