President Moon Jae-in burns incense as he pays tribute to the victims of the April 19 Revolution. (Photo: Yonhap News)
President Moon Jae-in says efforts must continue to further develop South Korea's democracy.
Moon made the comment Monday after visiting a national cemetery in Seoul as the country commemorated its historic pro-democracy movement six decades ago.
The president paid tribute to the victims of the April 19 Revolution in 1960, which was led by students protesting vote-rigging in presidential elections by then President Rhee Syngman.
According to official data, 183 people were killed and 6,259 others were wounded in a brutal police crackdown.
Moon wrote on his social media accounts that the movement has served as the "solid root of democracy" here.
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