SKorea's Moon takes oath of office as president
10:34 AM, May 10, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:46 AM, May 10, 2017

South Korea's Moon takes oath of office as president

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday he was prepared to visit North Korea and was ready to negotiate with China and the United States over a controversial anti-missile defense system soon after he was sworn in on Wednesday.

Moon took the oath of office in a simple ceremony in the domed rotunda hall of the parliament building, a day after his liberal Democratic Party's decisive victory in a snap election called to find a replacement for Park Geun-hye, who was ousted in March over a corruption scandal.

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