North Korea

The new president of the Republic of Korea - a hostage to the crisis provoked by the US?


9th of May Mun Jae-Ying, representative of the Democratic Party was elected as a new President of the Republic of Korea. He was the leader of the electoral race since the impeachment of the previous president Pak Kun Hyu in March 2017. South Korea is a presidential republic, in which the president is simultaneously the head of state, head of government, supreme commander-in-chief. There is a post of prime minister, but the prime minister is also appointed by the president.