The man threw shoes at the President of South Korea

The man threw shoes at the President of South Korea, moon Jae-In, when he came out of the Parliament building, where he spoke to the deputies, reports the Yonhap news Agency.

According to the Agency, the incident occurred at about 16.30 (10.30 GMT), when moon Jae-In came out of the Parliament building. Man surnamed Chung took off his boot and threw it at the President but missed, after which he was arrested by the police.

"I threw shoes at President moon Jae-In. I wanted him to feel contempt and shame," said the man.

About the reasons for his negative attitude to the President not reported.

Throwing shoes in the well-known politicians has long ceased to be an original way of expression. As an example for those who want to glorify such a "feat" was the Iraqi journalist Muntazer AZ-zayday who threw shoes at U.S. President George Bush in Baghdad in December 2008 and were then in jail for three years.

After "targets" for attack of the shoes became Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the former head of the IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Several such attempts were made against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when he was President of Iran.