Gaffe-prone minister Imamura bows out over Tohoku remark

/ Apr 25, 2017

Gaffe-prone minister Imamura bows out over Tohoku remark

Masahiro Imamura, minister in charge of reconstruction of the disaster-hit Tohoku region, resigned Wednesday in the wake of controversial comments about the disaster. Imamura submitted a letter of resignation to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Wednesday morning. Masayoshi Yoshino, a former senior vice environment minister ...