South Korea’s Park Geun-hye says ‘heart is breaking’ over political scandal

Park's presidency has been rocked by allegations that an old friend used her access to the president to meddle in state affairs and gain personally.

By: Reuters | Seoul | Published:November 4, 2016 7:46 am
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South Korean President Park Geun-hye said in a tearful apology on Friday that her “heart is breaking” over a political scandal that has engulfed her presidency, and said she is open to cooperating with prosecutors in their investigation.

Park’s presidency has been rocked by allegations that an old friend used her access to the president to meddle in state affairs and gain personally.