the South Korean ruling party members to convene the National Assembly

China news agency, Beijing, November 23 (Ma Jiajia) – South Korean President Lee Myung-bak will be 23 on South Korea by the Korea-US free trade agreement (FTA) regarding the position, he believes the ruling and opposition parties will for the sake of national interest, those who hold opposing views create further conflicts will help countries and individuals.

Lee Myung-bak at Cheong Wa Dae that morning to attend the Yonhap quoted Lee’s speech at the meeting, said the Korea-US free trade agreement after a lapse of 4 years and 5 months of time to get approved by Congress in Korea, during this time, the South Korean government ) inadequate.

Korean ruling and opposition parties to the months of dispute over the Korea-US FTA, the agreement approved by the vote delay bill. 22, the South Korean ruling party members to convene the National Assembly, with the seat edge, launched a separate vote. The move was strongly opposed to the collective opposition members. Yonhap reported that 22 television stations, one opposition party members and even threw tear gas field in the Congress to protest. In the confusion, the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement and 14 related to fulfill the final bill by 151 votes in favor, 7 votes against and 12 abstentions.

South Korean government and major business groups welcomed the Korea-US FTA approval. South Korea,

opposition parties are strongly opposed to the Agreement approved for implementation, saying it would affect South Korea’s economic interests. measures to re-negotiate. Agricultural groups are also worried that after the Agreement enters into force, Korea, in particular agriculture, animal husbandry, farmers and individual businesses will be a hit. In response to these concerns

Lee responded. According to the He hoped that farmers will FTA

2007 年 6 30, Korea and the U.S. signed the Korea-US free trade agreement. But after the agreement between the two governments but also on the content of several rounds of consultations with the contest, and eventually reach a consensus. October 12 this year, the U.S. Congress to approve the agreement, U.S. President Barack Obama on October 21 signed to complete the ratification process in the United States took the lead. According to plan, the agreement will be officially on January 1 next year to perform.


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