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Yoon appoints foreign, interior ministers

Foreign Minister Park Jin takes an oath during his confirmation hearing at the National Assembly in Seoul, in the file photo taken last Monday. (Yonhap)
Foreign Minister Park Jin takes an oath during his confirmation hearing at the National Assembly in Seoul, in the file photo taken last Monday. (Yonhap)

President Yoon Suk-yeol appointed Foreign Minister Park Jin and Interior Minister Lee Sang-min on Thursday, a presidential official said, amid a delay in their parliamentary confirmation process.

The appointments will help meet the quorum for Yoon's first Cabinet meeting set for later in the day.

Park is a lawmaker of the ruling People Power Party, and Lee is a former vice chief of the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission. (Yonhap)

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