South Korea's two left-leaning presidential hopefuls agreed Tuesday on a potentially game-changing merger to field a single candidate against conservative front-runner Park Geun-Hye.
South Korean presidential candidates Moon Jae-In (left) and Ahn Cheol-Soo attend a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives in Seoul. South Korea's two left-leaning presidential hopefuls have held merger talks on picking a single candidate to challenge conservative front-runner Park Geun-Hye in an increasingly tight race.
Moon Jae-In from the main opposition Democratic United Party and Ahn Cheol-Soo, a software mogul running as an independent, agreed on the merger at closed door-talks in Seoul, officials from their respective campaigns said.
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