People’s Power Representative Lee Jun-seok said on the 14th, “As we strictly respond to distorted remarks about the May 18 Democratization Movement, we must honor the sinking of the Cheonan and the Battle of the West Sea without distortion or bias.”
President Lee said this to the Daejeon National Cemetery as his first official move after taking office on the same day. It is a differentiated course from visiting the Seoul National Cemetery, where the martyrs and former presidents are buried as the first schedule for politicians after being elected.
President Lee is evaluated as a radical departure from the ‘Yeouido grammar’ in the vanguard of political and generational change, such as the so-called ‘three-no election campaign’ and ‘Ttareungi to go to work’ without a camp office, text messages, and support vehicles.
Representative Lee arrived at the Daejeon Memorial Cemetery on the same day, shook hands with the officials of the Memorial Hall, and paid a tribute to the martyrs. In the guestbook, he wrote, “The Republic of Korea preparing for tomorrow will not forget the noble sacrifice and dedication.”
Regarding the background of visiting this place after worshiping, CEO Lee said, “I think that our people have enough power and should be treated with many respects in sacrificing for the country.” “In addition to the sinking of the Cheonan, the There are some people. I came here from the position of improving the part that was not active in handling veterans or incidents.”
He also said, “The Seoul National Cemetery will also visit soon and set up an example.”
Regarding the security and veterans officers of the Moon Jae-in administration, he said, “Under the Moon Jae-in administration, it is a step forward compared to the ruling party and the Democratic Party, but since the veterans issue of the surviving soldiers of the Cheonan has not been completely addressed, it is important to treat everyone, including the wounded, appropriately see,” he said.
Then, regarding the remarks made by Cho Sang-ho, a former deputy spokesperson for the Democratic Party of Korea and a teacher at Whimoon High School, he said, “We must honor the victims without distortion and bias,” he said. do. If something similar happens in our party, we will make a stern decision.”
Even after the election, CEO Lee said, “It is necessary to touch the hearts of the Cheonan warriors and their families due to inappropriate remarks,” regarding the remarks of former deputy spokesperson Cho.
Earlier, Deputy Spokesperson Cho said in the broadcast, “The captain of the Cheonan has buried all his subordinates,” and the teacher at Whimungo posted an article saying, “What is the position of the Cheonan?”
After visiting Daejeon Memorial Cemetery on the same day, CEO Lee plans to visit and pay tribute to the victims of the redevelopment site in Gwangju, where nine people died in the collapse of a demolished building on the 9th.
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