South Korea: Uri Party Split Cripples Roh

February 2007
Emerging Markets Monitor;2/12/2007, Vol. 12 Issue 42, p11
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The article focuses on the effect of the departure of 23 South Korean legislators from the Uri Party on the administration of President Roh Moo Hyun. The move has allowed the conservative opposition Grand National Party (GNP) to become the biggest group. The president's authority is expected to decline further as more departures from Uri are anticipated. The disintegration of Uri will weaken the center-left/progressive camp.


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