Split in party president South Korea

Split in party president South Korea

World December 27, 2016 08:00

seoul - A group of 29 South Koranic parliamentarians left the party Saenuri of the disputed presidential Park Geun-hye. South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported Tuesday that the 29 MPs want to establish a new party.

The departure of the parliamentarians has Saenuri only 99 seats. The opposition Democratic Party has 121 seats.

A majority of parliament voted on December 9 to start an impeachment against the president. She is accused of conflict of interest and collusion with a girlfriend. They would put pressure on large companies to donate substantial amounts of private foundations.

Park has apologized but refused to resign.

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