The South Korean people party has announced the imminent start of collecting signatures to initiate the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye, according to the Western media.
In the party, which has 38 seats in Parliament out of 300, promise to persuade deputies from the other opposition parties to sign the document, «BBC Russia».
Impeachment proceedings will be launched if it is not collected less than half of the signatures of deputies, and for the passage of the initiative in Parliament need the support of at least two-thirds of the legislators.
If the bill passes the Parliament and gets to the constitutional court, it must be approved at least six of the nine judges.
South Korean prosecutors the day before filed charges against Choi sung-SIL – a friend of President Park Geun-Hye. She is accused of using influence for personal gain and «attempted fraud», the purpose of which was the transfer of funds from controlled by her non-governmental organizations belonging to her company.
In addition, the charges brought against two former aides to Park Geun-Hye, who allegedly were accomplices Choi sung-SIL. On Saturday, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Seoul demanding the resignation of President Park Geun-Hye in connection with the corruption scandal.
This action has become the fourth in recent weeks.
Media noted that the last time South Korea was faced with a similar mass demonstrations in 1980-ies.
Political scandal around the President of South Korea has inflamed after it became known that the approach of Park Geun-Hye Choi sung-SIL, without occupying any positions in the administration, the rules of a number of texts of presidential speeches before they were publicly read.
In addition, Choi sung-SIL accused of transferring donations coerced from major companies like Samsung, at an NGO, created for the needs of Choi sung-SIL.
Park Geun-Hye has already brought in connection with this public apology and admitted that at the initial stage of his presidency, sometimes consulted with Choi in the preparation of speeches. However, the President refused to resign.
In South Korea, the opposition initiated a petition for the impeachment of the President 21.11.2016