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20th presidential election is just a week away.

The four major presidential contenders played an all-out battle yesterday (the 1st), and today is focused on preparing for the final TV debate.

Candidate Dong-yeon Kim announced his support for Candidate Jae-myung Lee and resigned.

Correspondent Koh Ji-hyeon reports.


Democratic Party candidate Lee Jae-myung, who held a large Taegeukgi in the middle of Myeong-dong and marched on March 1st.

At the place where former Presidents Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun's last campaign were held, they pledged to create a 'fourth democratic government' together with former Democratic government officials.

[Lee Jae-myung/Democratic Presidential Candidate: A genuinely unified politics that unites the people's capabilities, a grand unified government of the people's government, shouldn't we make it with our own hands, everyone?]

Candidate Dong-yeon Kim, who made a joint declaration for political change with Candidate Lee yesterday. announced today his support for this candidate and resigned from his candidacy.

Yoon Seok-yeol, the People's Power Candidate, who chose Sinchon Youth Street as the venue for the March 1st All-out campaign.

Contestants such as Hong Jun-pyo, Yoo Seung-min, and Won Hee-ryong, as well as party leader Lee Jun-seok, mobilized and joined hands.

Candidate Yoon has repeatedly made it clear that this election is a refereeing election for the regime.

[Yoon Seok-yeol / People's Power Presidential Candidate: A confrontation between the great Korean people and the corrupt Lee Jae-myung Democratic Party.


Candidate Yoon also emphasized that the Democratic Party's political reform ahead of the election is a trick and that regime change is true political reform.

Justice Party candidate Shim Sang-jung, who campaigned in Paju, Gyeonggi-do and Goyang, the constituency, criticized the diplomatic and security remarks of major bipartisan candidates, such as 'sinking a Chinese fishing boat' and 'deploying THAAD'.

People's Party candidate Ahn Cheol-soo visited the funeral home of the late former Minister of Culture, Lee Ee-ryung, and said he was willing to meet any politician when asked by a reporter about whether to meet with candidate Yoon Seok-yeol.