South Korean court to hold first impeachment hearing on Thursday

December 20, 2016 07:19

SEOUL - South Korea's Constitutional Court will hold its first hearing in the impeachment case of President Park Geun-hye on Thursday, Yonhap news agency said on Tuesday.

The court is reviewing the impeachment vote passed by parliament on Dec. 9. Park is accused of colluding with a friend to pressure big businesses into making financial contributions to non-profit foundations and violating her constitutional duty.

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