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South Korea election

Moon has no excuses for missing policy goals after landslide

Virus response and weak opposition helped South Korean ruling party to win

SEOUL -- The thumping win by President Moon Jae-in's left-leaning Democratic Party in Wednesday's National Assembly election puts the government in a strong position to push ahead on key policy objectives.

The ruling party's decisive victory could pave the way to pass legislation to accomplish those goals, which include fairer income distribution, North Korea rapprochement and reform of the prosecution system.

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