‘What’s behind South Korean acting president’s move to halt corruption probe?’

South Korea’s acting president says prosecutors need to end their investigation into impeached President Park Geun-Hye.

And they won’t be able to question her in person.

But did Hwang Kyo-ahn make this decision to help Park? Or to help himself?

He says it’s neither, that the investigation must end so that the country can move on.

But opposition leaders say Hwang is trying to speed along the impeachment process so he can officially be elected president.

So, what’s behind Hwang’s decision to suspend the corruption investigation?

Presenter: Sami Zeidan

Guests:

Hwang Jae-Wook – Law Professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul.

Jean Lee – Global Fellow with the Wilson Centre in Washington, D.C.

C. Kim – South Korean businessman.

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