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Moon replaces justice minister amid sinking approval ratings

Top aides resign to grant South Korean president a clean slate

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, center, seeks to improve his approval rating with a cabinet reshuffle. (Photo courtesy of South Korea's presidential office)

SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in has removed the justice minister who stirred controversy in a tug-of-war between the government and the country's top prosecutor.

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