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Prosecutors to summon Park for questioning

AFP-Jiji SEOUL (AFP-Jiji) — Prosecutors will summon former President Park Geun-hye, whose impeachment was confirmed by the country’s highest court last week, for questioning as a criminal suspect, a spokesman said Tuesday.

Park has been named as an accomplice to the secret confidante at the heart of a corruption and influence-peddling scandal that triggered her dramatic downfall. Confirmation of her impeachment by the nation’s top court stripped her of immunity from criminal prosecution.

“We will decide Wednesday when to summon former president Park and inform her,” the spokesman of the Seoul Central District Prosecutors Office told AFP. Speech

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