South Korean President Park Geun-hye leaves after releasing a statement of apology to the public during a news conference at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, October 25, 2016. Baek Seung-ryeol/Yonhap

South Korean President Park Geun-hye leaves after releasing a statement of apology to the public during a news conference at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, October 25, 2016. Baek Seung-ryeol/Yonhap

South Korean President Park Geun-hye leaves the scene after releasing a statement of apology to the public at the Blue House in Seoul. Photo: Reuters, Baek Seung-ryeol

October 28, 2016 4:03 PM (UTC+8)