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S. Korea replaces Marine Corps chief

16:25 April 08, 2021

SEOUL, April 8 (Yonhap) -- Maj. Gen. Kim Tae-sung, the first Marine division commander, was tapped as the top commandant of the armed service in a regular reshuffle, the defense ministry said Thursday.

He will replace Lt. Gen. Lee Seung-do, who led the Marine Corps since April 2019.

Kim is expected to take office around next week for a two-year term following the official appointment by President Moon Jae-in.

This photo provided by the defense ministry shows Maj. Gen. Kim Tae-sung. (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)

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