President Moon Jae-in visited the site where Busan's Gadeokdo New Airport is scheduled to be built today (25th).
Major passport figures, including the Democratic Party representative and the Deputy Prime Minister, were also present.
The Blue House explained that it was an on-site visit for regional development, but the opposition party strongly opposed the involvement of elections with the Busan mayoral by-election in mind in April.
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boat on the sea overlooking Busan's Gadeok New Airport.
Next to President Moon Jae-in, Democratic Party leader Lee Nak-yeon and economic deputy Prime Minister Hong Nam-ki stood side by side.
, who received a report from Gyeongnam Governor Kim Gyeong-su and others
, promised full support for
[President Moon Jae-in: In terms of soft ground, the Gimhae Airport area map (Is it soft?) (Yes, yes.)]
Gadeokdo New Airport Special Act.
[President Moon Jae-in: As soon as the special law is enacted, the government promises to proceed with the relevant procedures as quickly as possible and spare no necessary support.]
Regarding the report of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, which contained negative opinions at the new airport, we fully understand the embarrassment, but we need speed. Hada, the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs ordered speed war that it should have a willingness to play a role.
Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Byun Chang-heum replied that he regretted that he would do his best to promote the new airport if the bill was passed.
The people's power was even impeached, saying that it was an election intervention with the Busan mayor's by-election in mind, and the Justice Party also protested that it was the same as the Lee Myung-bak administration's four major rivers project, as a ticketing public scam.
[Ho-Young Joo/People's Power, Representative: (President) has launched an election campaign to support the Democratic Party in Gadeokdo Airport, a mega city in the southeast region.
Please don't forget that the President's blatant intervention in elections is a reason for impeachment.] The
Blue House said that today's visit to Busan's Bujeon Station, Gadeokdo Island and Busan New Port is a pre-scheduled schedule that is not related to the election, and is intended to revitalize the regional economy in the Southeast region.
However, the opposition party is now accepting that it will go into a review of the alleged violation of the election law, and the controversy over election intervention is expected to intensify.
(Video coverage: Jo Jung-young, Jeil, Lee Yong-han, Video editing: Choi Hye-young)