South Korean President Ousted from Office

Posted on: 13/03/2017

South Korean President Park Geun-hye Removed From Office

South Korea's president was ejected from office by the country's Constitutional Court, following her impeachment and suspension over accusations that she helped a friend win bribes from Samsung and other South Korean conglomerates.

The ouster of President Park Geun-hye will trigger a May 9 election that is expected to install a leader who is more skeptical of Washington's policies in the region and more sympathetic to North Korea and China.

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