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South Korea working with U.S. on request to arrest ex-U.N. chief's brother: report

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s Justice Ministry is coordinating with the U.S. government on a request to arrest the brother of former U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday quoting an unidentified source.

Officials at the Justice Ministry could not be reached for comment. A U.S. prosecutor has said Washington has asked South Korea to arrest Ban Ki-sang on charges he engaged in a bribery scheme to carry out the sale of a Vietnamese building complex.

Reporting by Jack Kim; editing by Diane Craft

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