In Seoul in protest demanding the resignation of the President, attended by hundreds of thousands of people

Hundreds of thousands of people take part in one of the largest protests in South Korea against the government in recent times, reports RIA Novosti.

According to Yonhap news Agency, citing the organizers of the protest March, the rally attended by more than 850 thousand people.

According to police, on the streets about 220 thousand people.

A large protest rally brought together representatives of the three opposition parties in South Korea, as well as members of more than 1.5 thousand public organizations. Gathered in the center of the Korean capital demonstrators in favor of the resignation of President Park Geun-Hye on the background of the scandal involving her close friend Choi sung-SIL.

The popularity ranking Park Geun-Hye dropped to 5%, and its policy does not approve of 90% of the population. Claims about her resignation, but the authorities insist that now’s not the time, given the political and military tensions in the relations with the DPRK.

Political scandal around the President of South Korea broke out after Park Geun-Hye made a public apology for the so-called «leak» to Choi sung-SIL of dozens of texts of presidential speeches before they were publicly read. In addition, it was not excluded that Choi sung-SIL appropriated part of the funds collected from business corporations $ 70 million. to purchase real estate abroad and to pay for the tuition of her daughter in one of the most prestigious Universities in South Korea.

Choi sung-SIL does not occupy any official position in the government of South Korea. After returning to South Korea, Choi sung-SIL was arrested.




In Seoul in protest demanding the resignation of the President, attended by hundreds of thousands of people 12.11.2016

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