South Korean President Apologizes for Ferry Disaster

World Today

It’s been over a month since the tragic sinking of the Sewol ferry off the South Korean coast, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.

On Monday, South Korean President Park Geun-hye gave a speech, apologizing for the botched government response to the accident and promising reform to prevent future mistakes.

President Park Geun-hye spoke to the nation Monday, apologizing for the government’s botched response to the ferry sinking a month ago. There were more than 300 people died in the disaster.

In a teary address, Park promised sweeping reform to prevent future mistakes. CCTV’s Shane Hahm reports.

South Korean President Apologizes for Ferry Disaster

South Korean President Apologizes for Ferry Disaster

On Monday, South Korean President Park Geun-hye gave a speech, apologizing for the botched government response to the accident and promising reform to prevent future mistakes.