Korean media accused Ki-moon of taking bribes

MOSCOW, 24 Dec — RIA Novosti. UN Secretary General ban Ki-moon received from the Korean businessman a bribe for the sum more than 200 thousand dollars, according to the Korean edition of Sisa Journal.

As writes the edition, in 2005, while serving in the Ministry of foreign Affairs and foreign trade of the Republic of Korea, ban Ki-moon received 200 thousand dollars, and in 2007, when he already held the post of UN Secretary-General, 30 thousand.

As writes the news Agency Sputnik, the first bribe was given by a businessman of Park Yong-Ha during a visit of the Vietnamese delegation to Seoul, where Park Yong-Ha was invited as the Consul General. The businessman has arrived on an hour before and at the meeting of “tete-a-tete” gave the money to the “transport costs”. The second amount ban Ki-moon received from him in 2007 “a gift of congratulations in connection with the appointment as Secretary General of the UN.”

As noted by Sputnik, ban Ki-moon denies the allegations and intends to prosecute the Korean edition.