It is known that former chairman Kim Seong-tae recently made a statement to the prosecution that he had remitted 3 million dollars for Democratic Party leader Lee Jae-myung's visit to North Korea.

As a result of our coverage, it was confirmed that in 2019, Gyeonggi-do sent documents to North Korea asking for a Gyeonggi-do delegation to be invited at least five times.

This is the exclusive report of reporter Park Kyung-hyun.


This is a list of internal documents prepared in Gyeonggi-do in 2019.

From May to November, a total of 5 invitation request documents are found with North Korea as the recipient.

On November 27th, the document titled 'Request for Invitation of Gyeonggi-do Delegation for National Cooperation Project', the reviewer is Lee Hwa-yeong, a former peace officer who is currently on trial for bribery allegations, and the recipient is Chosun Asia-Pacific Peace, chaired by North Korean Reconnaissance General Kim Yong-cheol. It's a committee.

Looking at the contents of the document, the official seal of the governor of Gyeonggi is stamped along with the content that we respectfully request the invitation of the Gyeonggi-do delegation represented by the governor so that the project can proceed efficiently.

In November 2019, former Ssangbangul Chairman Kim Seong-tae recently claimed to the prosecution that he had handed over 3 million dollars to the North for Governor Lee's visit to North Korea at the time.

In addition, from January to April 2019, the prosecution paid $5 million for the North Korean smart farm project promoted by Gyeonggi-do, and met North Korean figures with former Vice Governor Lee Hwa-young in China.

It is known that the prosecution also secured a statement that former Chairman Kim ordered Vice Chairman Bang Mo to send condolences on behalf of Mr.

While Representative Lee dismissed it as a new novel by the prosecution, opposition within the Democratic Party continued.

[Lim Seon-suk/Democratic Party Supreme Council member: What happened in the political

prosecutor's office suddenly changed the nature and purpose of the money, saying that the remittance to North Korea, which was the price of business rights to North Korea, was the cost for President Lee Jae-myung's visit to North Korea.]

It poured out fierce criticism that the rule of law had come to an end.

(Video coverage: Kim Se-kyung, Video editing: Kim Jun-hee)

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