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Japan's finance ministry to admit altering land sale documents - Kyodo

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Finance will admit altering documents involved in a controversial sale of state-owned land, Kyodo News reported on Saturday, the latest in a scandal that threatens to erode Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's popularity.The ministry will report to parliament on Monday that it found several cases where content present in the original versions of the documents was removed later, the news agency said, citing multiple unidentified government sources.Telephone calls seeking ministry comment went unanswered.An admission would deal a fresh blow to Abe, who has struggled ...

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 17:19 IST