National Power “Re-discussion” – Democracy “must implement the agreement”

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People's Power Representative Lee Jun-seok and floor leader Kwon Seong-dong are seated at a meeting of the Supreme Council held at the National Assembly in Yeouido, Seoul on the 25th.

People’s Power Representative Lee Jun-seok and floor leader Kwon Seong-dong are seated at a meeting of the Supreme Council held at the National Assembly in Yeouido, Seoul on the 25th.
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In the end, the people’s power decided to cancel the agreement on the readjustment of the prosecution’s investigative powers between the ruling and opposition parties and demand a ‘reconsideration’. The Democratic Party emphasized its will to deal with the ‘Park Byeong-seok arbitration plan’, saying, “We will surely implement the agreement in front of the people.”

After the Kwon Seong-dong meeting, which emphasized an agreement between the ruling and opposition parties, “I hope you will respond with an open mind.”


In a meeting with reporters after the meeting, CEO Lee Jun-seok said, “I have confirmed that there are many concerns from the public that the mediation plan is insufficient in terms of crimes against public office elections and crimes against public officials.” emphasized the need.

Regarding the opposition of the Democratic Party, he said, “The point of concern of the people is that it is clear that there is a need for a reconsideration from the people’s point of view. Will the Democratic Party then put such pressure on the people?” He asked the Democrats to join the table.

However, when asked if he had communicated with President-elect Yoon Seok-yeol, he said, “The elected president and I frequently discuss comprehensive issues, but we have not discussed any specific issues.” Instead, he drew a line saying, “As for Justice Minister candidate Han Dong-hoon, since candidate Han Dong-hoon actively expressed his opposition to this aspect, I called to find out what his concerns about the legal part were, not politically.”

At the beginning of the meeting, he emphasized the importance of an agreement between the two parties (related article: Lee Jun-seok and Kwon Seong-dong clash over reconsideration of ‘Inspection Wanbak’After the meeting, floor leader Kwon Seong-dong said, “I hope that the Democratic Party will also respond to the re-debate with an open mind.”

The bill to overhaul the inspection promoted by the Democratic Party was a reorganization of the prosecution investigation power proposed by National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-seok, which was agreed upon by the opposition parties and was even ratified by the general assembly of lawmakers.

In this regard, floor leader Kwon explained, “The highest level can present opinions regarding the party’s management of the party,” and explained, “It is not overpowering.” He said, “There are a lot of public opinion that people say, ‘Isn’t this savage?’ and ‘Isn’t it because politicians don’t want to be investigated before the June 1st local election?’ It is the responsibility of our politicians,” he said.

Park Hong-geun “false, distorted, fabricated frames… unacceptable”

 

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On the afternoon of the 22nd, when the opposition parties accepted the arbitration proposal proposed by National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-seok in relation to the Prosecution Wan Park bill (completely depriving the prosecution of investigation rights), Park Hong-geun, floor leader of the Democratic Party of Korea, speaks at a meeting of the ruling and opposition parties held at the National Assembly Speaker's Office in Yeouido, Seoul on the afternoon of the 22nd.

On the afternoon of the 22nd, when the opposition parties accepted the arbitration proposal proposed by National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-seok in relation to the Prosecution Wan Park bill (completely depriving the prosecution of investigation rights), Park Hong-geun, floor leader of the Democratic Party of Korea, speaks at a meeting of the ruling and opposition parties held at the National Assembly Speaker’s Office in Yeouido, Seoul on the afternoon of the 22nd.
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Then, Park Hong-geun, floor leader of the Democratic Party of Korea, said, “It is the responsibility of the party leaders and lawmakers to keep what they agreed to.” protested He raised his voice to reporters, saying, “Most of the things the police are already investigating, and the Airborne Service is doing everything about high-ranking officials, right?”

He continued, “I can’t agree.” “For us, the chairman said that we should not go into a confrontation phase any more, and that’s how we accepted it. It is unacceptable,” he said.

In a phone conversation with floor leader Kwon, floor leader Park said, “I said that I had no choice but to accept it as a sign that I would no longer cooperate. did. He also raised suspicions, saying, “I don’t know if President Lee Jun-seok is trying to solve the problem or difficulty in his position in the party, because he started the disciplinary process of the ethics committee within the party and colluded with candidate Han Dong-hoon.”

In particular, he said, “The terms of the agreement must be kept unchanged,” he said. National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-seok, who prepared the arbitration plan, also explained, “We are firm.” “Likewise, the chairman himself mediated like this while being criticized and criticized by our supporters. What will happen to my situation?”

Perhaps because of this atmosphere, floor leader Kwon Seong-dong requested an interview with National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-seok about the reconsideration right after the Supreme Council was over. Chairman Park Byeong-seok met with reporters that day and said only, “Now is the time to save my words.”

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