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South Korean court upholds President Park’s impeachment, removing her from office

Thursday - 09/03/2017 21:43
The decision was announced by Justice Lee Jung-mi in a live, national broadcast.
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The Constitutional Court of South Korea on Friday upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye over her involvement in a high-profile graft scandal that led to the country being gripped with protests.

The court’s verdict was broadcast live on national channel YTN, with all eight judges voting to impeach Park.

An early presidential election is now to be held within 60 days, in accordance with the South Korean constitution.

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