The rating of the President of South Korea fell to a record 17%

TOKYO, October 28 — RIA Novosti, Xenia Naka. The rating of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye dropped to a record low of 17%, said the Agency Kyodo, citing the South Korean branch of the Gallup Institute.

The level of support for President Park Geun-Hye has decreased from last week by 8% and amounted to 17%, the lowest level since its election on this post. On the contrary, those who do not trust the President, has increased by 10%, they account for 74% of the respondents.

One of the reasons for the sharp decline in the popularity of Park Geun-Hye is the recent scandal involving her friend and former assistant, which the President has entrusted the editing of his speeches. Critics of the President believe that the transfer of documents, which is a state the importance of outsiders who are not part of the moment in the public service, is unacceptable and could lead to the disclosure of state secrets.