The Age of Northeast Asia is fast approaching.
We are a people who can bring about miracles if united.
I reached a situation in which I cannot conduct the presidency.
We must regain the confidence and drive to decide our own destiny.
Even if we encounter some shameful events in the past, we shouldn't avoid or hide them.
If there is a doubt, I believe that I must put myself forward and undergo the people's judgment.
Let us make future generations remember us as proud ancestors just as, today, we remember our forefathers.
At times, we were forced to go through a history of dependence, unable to determine our own destiny. But today, we are at the threshold of a new turning point.