President Moon Jae-in called Yoon Seok-yeol and congratulated him.

The president asked for unified politics, and the elected president responded by asking for a lot of teaching.

The two are expected to meet at the Blue House sometime next week.

Reporter Kwon Ran will tell you.


President Moon Jae-in called and congratulated President-elect Yoon Seok-yeol on the morning of the 10th.

In a phone call that lasted about five minutes, President Moon asked for unification.

[Park Kyung-mi / Blue House Spokesperson: (President Moon) said it was important to wash away the conflicts and divisions in the election process and achieve unity so that the people could become one.

] ", he mentioned again the national unity.

President Moon promised a smooth handover and suggested that we meet soon, and President-elect Yoon replied, "Teach me a lot," and "I hope the meeting can take place soon."

While delivering President Moon's message today, Blue House spokeswoman Park Kyung-mi shed tears and the briefing was interrupted for 6 minutes.

[Park Kyung-mi / Blue House Spokesperson: To those who were defeated and their supporters…

I'll do it later.]

President Moon also delivered congratulations to President-elect Yoon through Yoo Young-min, Chief of Staff of the President, and Lee Cheol-hee, Senior Secretary for Political Affairs.

The meeting schedule between President Moon and President-elect Yoon was also discussed.

[Yoon Seok-yeol / 20th President-elect: (President Moon) said that he would support the government takeover issue well, and I think I will have to visit the president in the near future...


Considering the schedule of the elected president, a meeting with a luncheon will be held next week, a Blue House official said.

When the meeting is held, it is expected that President-elect Yoon will discuss measures to alleviate the distance between restaurants and cafes, such as 24-hour business hours, and to compensate for the loss of COVID-19, which Yoon had promised as a candidate.

(Video coverage: Joo Beom and Lee Yong-han, Video editing: Kim Jin-won, CG: Park Cheon-woong)