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U.S. remains steadfast ally of South Korea: White House

Friday, December 09, 2016 - 00:53

The White House says the U.S. remains a strong ally of South Korea after lawmakers there voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye over an influence-peddling scandal. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The United States is in close contact with South Korea and remains a strong ally, the White House said on Friday after South Korean lawmakers voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye over an influence-peddling scandal. "The United States continues to be a steadfast ally, friend and partner to the Republic of Korea and we look forward to working closely with President Hwang (Kyo-ahn) in his new capacity as acting president," White House spokesman Eric Schultz said at a news briefing.

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U.S. remains steadfast ally of South Korea: White House

Friday, December 09, 2016 - 00:53