Within a few months after his wife got into a physical argument for the second time, the Belgian ambassador had to leave South Korea Leave the country without “further delays”. The decision was made by Belgian Foreign Minister Sophie Wilmes according to standard media reports. So the departure of the ambassador is faster than originally planned.
After an initial incident in early April, Wilmus had already decided that Ambassador Peter Lesco Hier would leave South Korea. However, until the end of July, the ambassador will continue to be represented Seoul To stay. That’s how much time you want Brussels Now obviously don’t wait.
Background The behavior of Lesco Hier’s wife. He was in South Korea four months ago Caused a scandal. At that moment she hit a clerk in a clothing store. The seller was accused of robbing his shop. Surveillance cameras recorded the scene. The video was later shared on social media. South Korea was also linked to the incident Belgium Load.
Dispute with street cleaner increases
Now the ambassador’s wife has made headlines again in the South Korean media. Earlier this week he got into an argument with a street cleaner who allegedly touched his broom. The exchange of words is said to have increased into the exchange of ranges.
Dem US-sender CNN According to the street cleaner, the ambassador’s wife shouted at him and slapped him twice. Then he pushed her to the ground. Officers were called by the cleaning staff. The two admitted to hitting each other. No page advertised.
A Belgian foreign ministry spokesman told CNN that the ambassador’s wife was “involved in an argument” in a park in Seoul on Monday morning. “The circumstances of this dispute are not clear,” the statement said.