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South Korea: Korean flags and Trump banners on show as Park leaves presidential house02:15

South Korea: Korean flags and Trump banners on show as Park leaves presidential house

Korea, Republic of, Seoul
March 12, 2017 at 12:12 GMT -00:00 · Published

Supporters of impeached South Korean President Park Geun Hye gathered outside her private home in Seoul on Sunday, waiting on her final departure from the presidential compound.

Supporters waved South Korean and American flags, and held high a banner showing support for US President Donald Trump as the national anthem was sung. A heavy police presence was at the scene.

Park was impeached by parliament in December 2016 after facing accusations of conspiring to extort tens of millions of dollars from South Korean businesses along with her close friend Choi Soon-sil. She has officially been expelled from office and could face criminal charges for her role in the corruption case.

Park is the first democratically elected South Korean president to be forced from office. An election now must be held within two months to choose her successor.

CREDIT: DKDKTV

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Supporters of impeached South Korean President Park Geun Hye gathered outside her private home in Seoul on Sunday, waiting on her final departure from the presidential compound.

Supporters waved South Korean and American flags, and held high a banner showing support for US President Donald Trump as the national anthem was sung. A heavy police presence was at the scene.

Park was impeached by parliament in December 2016 after facing accusations of conspiring to extort tens of millions of dollars from South Korean businesses along with her close friend Choi Soon-sil. She has officially been expelled from office and could face criminal charges for her role in the corruption case.

Park is the first democratically elected South Korean president to be forced from office. An election now must be held within two months to choose her successor.

CREDIT: DKDKTV

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