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Moon declares election win, pledges to unify divided South Korea

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 05:50

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"I felt the people's earnest desire for government change to create a country worthy of being called a nation," Mr Moon told reporters after he cast his vote with his wife at a middle school in central Seoul on Tuesday morning.

Seoul

MOON Jae-in declared victory in South Korea's leadership race, pledging to unify the nation after nine years of conservative rule that culminated in the country's biggest street protests since the 1980s.

With 40 per cent of ballots counted in Tuesday's presidential election,

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