South Korea: NPAD suggests April constitutional referendum

5 February 2015
Woo Yoon-keun
Woo Yoon-keun
<p><span>The opposition floor leader proposed a referendum next year on whether Korea should amend the Constitution to change its single-term presidential system.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span></span><br><br><span>In his speech before lawmakers, Rep. Woo Yoon-keun of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) said now is “the golden time” for parties to come to the table to find the best possible way to amend the Constitution, which has been unchanged since 1987, to reduce the power concentrated in the presidency. Woo’s speech was a follow-up to a speech delivered by ruling Saenuri Party Chairman Kim Moo-sung a day before.</span></p>
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