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Gwangju Mayor says May 18 Memorial showed how a nation works

윤장현 시장 "5·18 기념식은 '이것이 나라다'는 걸 보여줬다"

Gwangju Mayor says May 18 Memorial showed how a nation works

 

After attending yesterday's May 18 Democratic Uprising Memorial Ceremony conducted by the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs, Gwangju Mayor Yoon Jang Hyeon released a statement.

 

The statement beginning with 'The national memorial for the 37th Anniversary of the May 18 Democratic Uprising showed how it should be done,' the mayor wrote in joy and filled with overwhelming emotions.

 

He expressed his gratitude to President Moon Jae In for promising to amend the Constitution to include the May 18 spirit, to the unveil of the truth of the helicopter shooting at civilians during the May 18 and to restore the old Jeollanamdo Provincial Hall.

 

He added that it is unbelievable and miraculous to have a president who remembers the events of May 18, and actually feels and and wants to heal the pain from it.

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