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Opposition parties to boycott Diet debate

Opposition parties to boycott Diet debate

Six opposition parties in Japan have agreed not to take part in Diet deliberations, due to revelations that the Finance Ministry tampered with documents related to a controversial sale of state land. The agreement was reached on Monday afternoon by senior members of...

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