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Tokyo governor who helped get Olympics resigns

Published: 12.19.13, 07:40 / Israel News

The Tokyo governor who helped his city secure the 2020 Olympics resigned Thursday after revelations that he received 50 million yen ($480,200) from a hospital company.

 

Gov. Naoki Inose had come under growing pressure to step down in recent days, in particular from Japanese ruling party leaders who said the continuing scandal could affect preparations for the Summer Games. (AP)

 

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