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Park's transition team expresses regret over opposition criticismBy 조지현
Published : Jan. 5, 2013 - 17:04
Park finalized the lineup of her transition team on Friday, laying the groundwork for launching her five-year presidency set to begin on Feb. 25.
"It is deeply regrettable that some opposes the formation of the transition team for opposition's sake," Yoon Chang-jung, chief spokesman for the transition team, told a news briefing.
He rejected opposition criticism of the team's latest personnel appointments as "distorting the sincerity of President-elect Park Geun-hye in her efforts to achieve national unity."
"It is an undeniable and objective fact that President-elect Park Geun-hye was very meticulous in naming personnel for the transition team with a basic philosophy for national unity," he said.
Park named former Defense Minister Kim Jang-soo to oversee external affairs, security and North Korea policies in her transition team as she finalized the selection of about two dozen top members of the committee.
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