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last weekend, Lee Jun-seok, leader of the People's Power, and Ahn Cheol-soo, president of the People's Party, met to confirm their will to unite the two parties. It is known that former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-yeol, who is considered as the presidential candidate of the opposition party, sent a congratulatory text to Lee.
Reporter Lee Hyun-young on the sidewalk.
36-year-old leader of the first opposition party riding a shared bicycle 'Ttareungi' in Seoul. This is Lee Jun-seok's first trip to the National Assembly.
Chairman Lee met with floor leader Kim Ki-hyeon to discuss who should be seated in key positions in the party, including the chairman of the policy committee.
[Lee Jun-seok / Representative of the People's Power: We have achieved quite a bit of approach to opinions. However, there is a relationship with other officers who have not been appointed yet, so I will follow the procedure and announce it.]
However, he said, "Nothing has been decided, and we will proceed with all appointments according to the procedure during this week."
Representative Lee met with Ahn Cheol-soo, leader of the People's Party, on the same day (12th), the day after his election.
He said that he met with CEO Ahn, whom he considered a 'bad relationship' by himself, at his suggestion, and confirmed the will and consensus on the unity of the two parties.
[Lee Jun-seok/CEO of People's Power: Talking about actual unity, in principle, we only confirmed the level of mutual consensus that we had a will for unity.]
Representative Ahn briefly said, "We talked about basic necessary things with each other."
It was confirmed that former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-yeol sent a congratulatory message to Lee Jun-seok on the inauguration of the party leader yesterday morning.
CEO Lee said, "I received a congratulatory text from former President Yoon."
President Lee, who was elected on the 11th, will visit the Daejeon National Cemetery, where the cemetery of the victims of the sinking of the Cheonan is located, as his first official external step today.
After that, CEO Lee will visit Gwangju to pay tribute to the victims of the collapse of the demolished building.