04:26 GMT +314 October 2019
Listen Live
    Seoul, the capital and the largest city in South Korea.

    Early Presidential Elections in South Korea Set for May 9 - Cabinet

    © Sputnik / Ramil Sitdikov
    Asia & Pacific
    Get short URL
    0 67

    The South Korean early presidential elections are set on May 9.

    TOKYO (Sputnik) — The South Korean cabinet has set May 9 as the date of the early presidential elections following a State Council session on Wednesday.

    The vote comes after Constitutional Court of South Korea unanimously upheld the parliamentary decision to impeach President Park Geun-hye last Thursday, removing her from office.


    Impeached South Korean President Park Leaves Presidential Palace
    Park Geun-hye Accused of 'Illegal Occupation' of S Korean Presidential Residence
    presidential elections, date, Park Geun-hye, South Korea
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik