Yoon Gets Presidential Security Team

  • Arirang News

    March 11, 2022 08:32

    President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol will not be inaugurated until May 10, but for the next two months he and his family will enjoy the same level of protection as outgoing President Moon Jae-in.

    A designated security team including bomb detection and medical personnel will be on watch 24 hours a day. The president-elect's car as well as escort vehicles will be bulletproof, and when necessary, traffic signals may be switched for his convoy.

    An investigator combs the area around president-elect Yoon Seok-youl's apartment with a sniffer dog in Seoul on Thursday. /Newsis

    Yoon also has access to a safe house provided by the government and to a presidential airplane and helicopter if he travels overseas.

    But because Yoon is not officially a public servant until he takes office on May 10, he will not get a governmental salary but can dip into a budget allocated to a presidential transition team to cover his expenses.

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