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South Korea prosecutors summon ex-leader Park for questioning on March 21

FILE PHOTO: South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye talks to her staff during the East Asia Summit (EAS) plenary session during the ASEAN Summit in Naypyitaw November 13, 2014.Damir Sagolj/File Photo

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday summoned ousted leader Park Geun-hye for questioning about a corruption scandal that led to her dismissal as president last week, the office said.

Park had been summoned to appear for questioning at 9.30 a.m. on March 21 (8:30 p.m. ET on March 20), the prosecutors' office said in a mobile text message to media.

Reporting by Christine Kim and Se Young Lee

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