The country’s Confederation of Trade Unions said it will go forward with plans for a national strike on Wednesday, accusing Park of “relegating responsibility to the National Assembly.”
The Emergency People’s Movement (EPM), which has organized several of the protests against Park, also said it would continue with demonstrations.
“Park can’t even decide on her own to resign from the Presidency, she is letting the National Assembly decide,” EPM told CNN.
“She’s trying to buy some time,” Ingyu Oh, professor of sociology at Korea University, told CNN.
He predicted that it could take months for the National Assembly to hammer out a solution, giving Park an opportunity to “start thinking about her own way out, (such as) finding a next president who will pardon her.”
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