Release Date: 2017/5/10
The new South Korean president, John Jayn, was sworn in at a simple ceremony in parliament.
He then stated that he was willing to reach a solution to the tension with his northern neighbor and was ready to visit Pyongyang if conditions were available.
He also expressed his desire to solve the crisis of the American missile shield "THAD" with China and the United States.
Moon won a landslide victory in an early election called for a president to replace Park Gyeonne, who was ousted from power in March over a corruption scandal.
"If I need to, I will go immediately to Washington," said former former center-left Democrat lawyer after his oath.
"I will go to Beijing and Tokyo and even to Pyongyang if conditions are available," he said.
The new South Korean president stressed that he would hold "serious negotiations" with the United States and China on the deployment of the American missile shield "Thad".
The deployment in South Korea has angered China, which it regards as a threat to its deterrent capabilities and regional security.
China, South Korea's biggest trading partner, has taken action against South Korean firms that Seoul has seen as economic reprisals, while relations between the two countries are strained.
US President Donald Trump said Seoul had to pay the cost of deploying the $ 1 billion missile shield, which angered South Korea.