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[VIDEO NEWS] A congratulatory address by President Moon Jae-in on Liberation Day

Aug 16,2018
1) Although President Moon Jae-in is busy preparing for the third inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang next month, he took the time to make a congratulatory address for the 73rd anniversary of Korea’s Liberation Day.

2) He reflected on the role of women in Korea's independence movement and called for greater awareness of their contributions. He also touched on Korea's founding date. Liberals believe the modern republic's founding dates back to 1919, while conservatives believe it is 1948.

3) He also mentioned being “protagonists” on issues regarding the Korean Peninsula and taking steps toward a declaration of the end of the Korean War.

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video provided by JTBC
Video produced by Lee Kyung-eun
Translated by Chung Yu-soo
Edited by Hoyeon Yoo