Yoon Suk-yeol from South Korea’s main opposition People Power Party delivers a speech after being chosen as his party’s candidate in November. Photo: AFP
Yoon Suk-yeol from South Korea’s main opposition People Power Party delivers a speech after being chosen as his party’s candidate in November. Photo: AFP
South Korea

South Korea presidential hopeful blames Moon’s ‘pro-Beijing’ policies for fuelling bad blood between neighbours

  • Former prosecutor Yoon Suk-yeol said Moon Jae-in tried and failed ‘to play the role of mediator’ between China and the US, fuelling negative sentiment
  • The People Power Party candidate has vowed to align Seoul more closely to Washington and Tokyo if he wins South Korea’s presidential election in March

Yoon Suk-yeol from South Korea’s main opposition People Power Party delivers a speech after being chosen as his party’s candidate in November. Photo: AFP
Yoon Suk-yeol from South Korea’s main opposition People Power Party delivers a speech after being chosen as his party’s candidate in November. Photo: AFP
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