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In Seoul, tens of thousands citizens staged rally demanding resignation of President
14:19, 12 November 2016
In Seoul, tens of thousands citizens staged rally demanding resignation of President

This protest may be the most ambitious during Park Geun-hye presidency

14:19, 12 November 2016

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Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the capital of South Korea - Seoul to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye, reported the BBC.

Now there is a large number of police in the center of city, to prevent the demonstrators'  attempts to reach the presidential palace.

Park Geun-hye is accused of letting her friend Choi Soon-sil, who do not occupy any official position to gain access to government documents, it was reported that she edited the texts of speeches the president.

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President's rating has fallen sharply because of the scandal.

Choi Soon-sil was arrested last week on suspicion of using her friendship with the president to influence the business for the purpose of donations to non-profit foundations, which were under her control.

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The President apologized for the scandal.

It should be noted that on November 5 at Seoul also took place an anti-presidential rally. Then, according to police, around 43 thousand protesters gathered in downtown of the city.

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