April 21, 2024

South Korean President dismisses defense minister Song Young-moo

Current head of Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Jeong Kyeong-doo set to replace him, Blue House says

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday dismissed Minister of National Defense Song Young-moo, the Blue House announced, as part of a major cabinet reshuffle.

Current head of Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Jeong Kyeong-doo has been tapped to replace him, presidential spokesperson Kim Eui-keum said in a briefing.

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