According to news agency Yonhap, two senior Samsung Group executives have offered to resign. They take responsibility in the involvement of the conglomerate in the corruption scandal that led to the arrest of Lee Jae-Yong and the impeachment of president Park Guen-hye.

The two executives that offered to resign are vice chairman Choi Gee-sung and president Chang Choong-gi. They were identified as suspects by the South Korean special prosecutors in a probe that led to the arrest of Samsung Group leader Lee Jae-yong.

It is still unclear whether the executives have formally submitted their resignation of whether they will remain with the conglomerate in another capacity.

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