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Parliament approves nominees for chief state auditor, Supreme Court justices

All News 19:08 December 29, 2017

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's parliament on Friday passed motions to approve the nominees for chief state auditor and two Supreme Court justices.

At a plenary session, the National Assembly voted for Choe Jae-hyeong, tapped as the head of the Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI), Ahn Chul-sang and Min You-sook picked as Supreme Court justices.

The vote was put off for more than a week due to the parliamentary deadlock over a constitutional revision.

National Assembly Speaker Chung Sye-kyun presides over a plenary session on Dec. 29, 2017. (Yonhap)

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