Probe: Seoul urges Belgian Embassy to cooperate with police Probe



 Seoul ministry called on  Belgian Embassy in Seoul to cooperate with a investigation into the assault incident the ambassador’s wife, said  on Wednesday.

are looking into allegations that the wife of Ambassador Peter Lescouhier assaulted two employees at a clothing shop in Seoul this .

She is reportedly hospital for treatment for an unknown condition.

Earlier in the day, a ministry official met with Patrick Englebert, deputy head of the Belgian mission, and requested that the ambassador’s wife swiftly comply with the probe and resolve the matter with the victims, possibly through an apology, said.

Englebert reportedly conveyed the embassy’s stance that it will faithfully comply with the investigation after she is discharged the hospital.

working so that the Belgian Embassy can promptly and actively engage in the police investigation,’’ a ministry official said.(Yonhap/NAN)