首页 / Malaysia News / Tearful S. Korea president says responsibility 'lies with me'

Tearful S. Korea president says responsibility 'lies with me'

SEOUL (AFP) – South Korean President Park Geun-Hye took tearful responsibility Monday for the mishandling of last month’s Sewol ferry disaster, admitting many lives were unnecessarily lost and vowing to dismantle the national coastguard.

“The ultimate responsibility for the poor response to this accident lies with me,” Park said in a televised address to the nation, during which she openly wept and twice bowed deeply in a display of contrition.

Park’s popularity ratings have been hammered by the April 16 disaster that claimed around 300 lives, most of them schoolchildren.

She has voiced regret several times, but …
The Star Online Highlights

关于 Malaysia

Check Also

#Updated The teacher went on to state that non-Muslim students could ask their t…

#Updated The te …

发表评论

电子邮件地址不会被公开。 必填项已用*标注