South Korea opposition parties discuss when to impeach president

Opposition leaders said at the start of the meeting they'll push for Park Geun-hye's impeachment because her overture is a stalling tactic.

By: AP | Seoul | Published:November 30, 2016 9:33 am
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South Korea’s three main opposition parties are meeting to determine when to try to impeach President Park Geun-hye. On Wednesday’s meeting came a day after Park offered to resign if parliament arranges a safe transfer of power, amid a huge political scandal involving her and a shadowy confidante.

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Opposition leaders said at the start of the meeting they’ll push for Park’s impeachment because her overture is a stalling tactic.

The opposition parties have previously said they would try to impeach Park either on Friday or on December 9.