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Park's lawyer says she can be questioned next week: Yonhap

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South Korean President Park Geun Hye's lawyer said on Thursday he will cooperate with prosecutors investigating a corruption scandal engulfing Ms Park, her aides and acquaintances so that they can question her next week, Yonhap news agency reported.

[SEOUL] South Korean President Park Geun Hye's lawyer said on Thursday he will cooperate with prosecutors investigating a corruption scandal engulfing Ms Park, her aides and acquaintances so that they can question her next week, Yonhap news agency reported.

Ms Park retained a lawyer on Tuesday after the prosecutors probing a favours scandal said they would try to question her this week, making her the first sitting leader to be questioned in a criminal case.

The lawyer, Yoo Yeong Ha, could not be immediately reached for comment.

REUTERS

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