Japan reconstruction minister resigns over remarks
Published 07/04/2011, The Jamestown Sun
Japan's new disaster reconstruction minister submitted his resignation Tuesday after making remarks widely criticized as offensive during a visit to the earthquake-devasted northeast coast, where he refused to shake a governor's hand, scolded the official and threatened to withhold aid.Word count: 219
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