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View of the house, where 20 year old South Korean Chung Yoo-ra was arrested Sunday evening, in Aalborg, Denmark, January 2, 2017. Scanpix 2017/Henning Bagger/ via Reuters

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COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's public prosecutor has decided that Chung Yoo-ra, the 20-year-old daughter of Choi Soon-sil, a friend of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye, "is to be extradited for the purpose of prosecution in her home country".

Choi Soon-sil is accused of colluding with the former president to pressure large South Korean businesses to contribute to non-profit foundations. Both Choi and Park have denied wrongdoing.

"After having reviewed the South Korean request for extradition thoroughly, it is our opinion that all conditions for extradition in the Danish Extradition Act are met," Deputy Director Mohammad Ahsan from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, said in a news release.

Chung now has three days to decide whether she will bring the decision from the public prosecutor before the Danish courts.

Chung's lawyer did not respond to a request for immediate comment but told Reuters earlier this week that they intended to appeal any potential extradition order.

(Reporting by Teis Jensen; editing by Jason Neely)

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