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Moon sticks by his justice nominee despite mounting allegations

South Korea's Cho is accused of improperly aiding his daughter's college admissions

Cho Kuk, seen here attending confirmation hearings on Sept. 6,  has been touted as a possible future presidential nominee.    © Reuters

SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in is standing by his nominee for justice minister, who was grilled in parliamentary confirmation hearings on Friday amid suspicions of corruption.

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