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South Korea’s Foreign Ministry has criticized the Sankei Shimbun for running a report on President Park Geun-hye that questioned her whereabouts on April 16 when the ferry Sewol sank, killing more than 300 people.

“The report was filled with baseless rumor and is a malicious report defaming the head of state,” ministry spokesman Han Hye-jin said Tuesday at a press briefing.

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