South Korea To Maintain Presidential Election In Might To Exchange Impeached Chief Park Geun-hye

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03/15/2017 02:30 am ET

SEOUL, March 15 (Reuters) – South Korea will maintain a presidential election on Might 9 to interchange impeached chief Park Geun-hye, who was dismissed final Friday over a corruption scandal, the Yonhap information company reported on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, who has additionally been appearing president since December, stated earlier he wouldn’t run for president within the election.

Hwang turned appearing as president when parliament impeached Park in December. The Constitutional Court docket upheld Park’s impeachment final Friday and dismissed her from workplace.

Hwang had emerged in opinion polls as a prime conservative candidate although he by no means declared an intention to run.

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