SEOUL, May 3 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in named former Vice Justice Minister Kim Oh-soo as the new chief of South Korea's prosecution service, Cheong Wa Dae said.
Justice Minister Park Beom-kye recommended Kim, who was a veteran prosecutor, for the position that has been vacant for two months since Yoon Seok-youl stepped down. The president accepted the recommendation, according to Cheong Wa Dae spokesperson Park Kyung-mee.
Kim is required to go through the National Assembly's confirmation hearing, for which a date has yet to be set.
He served as vice justice minister from 2018-2020 under the Moon administration.
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