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South Korea election

South Korea presidential candidate Yoon dissolves campaign team

Conservative hopeful is floundering in the polls to ruling party pick

Yoon Suk-yeol, the presidential candidate of the main opposition People Power Party, speaks during a press conference at party's headquarters in Seoul on Wednesday.   © Yonhap/EPA/Jiji

SEOUL -- Yoon Suk-yeol, the presidential candidate for South Korea's main opposite conservative party, said Wednesday he had dissolved his campaign team after losing ground in recent polls for the March 9 election.

"The committee, dubbed as a mammoth, failed to find out what people want," Yoon told reporters at the office of the People Power Party in Seoul. "I will make a working-level election team, letting talented young officials lead it."

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