LKP chief fires Jun Won-tchack for dis­obe­di­ence

The Korea Times - - NATIONAL - By Park Ji-won jw­park@ko­re­

The Lib­erty Party Korea (LKP) re­form com­mit­tee fired Jun Won-tchack, a con­tro­ver­sial con­ser­va­tive lawyer, from a po­si­tion af­ter hav­ing a dis­pute with the com­mit­tee head, the main op­po­si­tion party said, Fri­day.

The con­ser­va­tive party’s re­form com­mit­tee chief Kim By­oung-joon said the de­ci­sion came af­ter Jun failed to nar­row dif­fer­ences with other com­mit­tee mem­bers over a plan to re­form the party. Af­ter a de­feat in the June lo­cal elec­tions, the LKP formed the spe­cial re­form com­mit­tee aimed at re­set­ting the main po­lit­i­cal agenda and re­or­ga­niz­ing the party struc­ture.

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