Roh Tae-woo, the 13th President of the Republic of Korea, died yesterday (26th) at the age of 89. Roh Tae-woo's bereaved family said that the deceased left the words "I hope for deep forgiveness for shortcomings and mistakes" during his lifetime.

Reporter Park Jae-hyun on the sidewalk.


Roh Tae-woo, the 13th president, died yesterday at 1:46 pm at the age of 89 at Seoul National University Hospital.

Seoul National University Hospital said that since then, Roh Tae-woo showed hypoxia and hypotension, and was taken to the emergency room at 12:45 pm yesterday for treatment, but died an hour later.

[Kim Yeonsu / Seoul National University Hospital. At present the early direct cause of death is fragile is believed to be due to the general condition and the sukhwan accompanied by long-term eddy State

bereaved of Roh's is a "best effort own the deceased during his lifetime However, I ask for deep forgiveness for shortcomings and mistakes."

He also said that he is discussing with the government regarding funeral procedures, and in particular, he is discussing a plan to designate a burial site in Paju, Gyeonggi-do, where the Unification Garden built by the deceased during his tenure as president is located, rather than a national cemetery.

Politicians unanimously expressed their condolences, but made clear their evaluation of the mistake.

Although the Democratic Party defined the deceased as a sinner of history, the Democratic Party evaluated that it was different from Chun Doo-hwan's actions, such as paying the fine in full and apologizing to Gwangju through his children.

Although the People's Power has achieved achievements such as joining the United Nations in North and South Korea, he commented that mistakes such as military coup d'états and intervention in the 5/18 civilian massacre cannot be covered.

The Justice Party said that it cannot erase its sorrowful and heavy heart for the deceased who died without genuine repentance.

Roh Tae-woo's mortuary has been set up at the funeral home of Seoul National University Hospital and has been receiving condolences since 10 am.