China News Service, Seoul, January 18 (Reporter Zeng Nai) South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on the 18th that it is not time to discuss amnesty for the two former presidents.
That day, Moon Jae-in said at a New Year's press conference.
Prior to this, the leader of South Korea’s ruling party Lee Lo-yeon had publicly stated that he would propose to Moon Jae-in to pardon former presidents Park Geun-hye and Lee Myung-bak at an appropriate time, causing controversy.
Data map: South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
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In October last year, the Supreme Court of South Korea made a final judgment on Lee Myung-bak's alleged corruption and bribery case, sentenced him to 17 years in prison and canceled his bail qualification.
On January 14 this year, the former South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s case of "trustworthy involvement in politics" and the case of accepting bribes was finalized and sentenced to 20 years in prison.