The government Thursday moved to contain potential political damage from a remark made by a new Cabinet minister the previous day that could be taken as condoning bullying.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuo Fukuda indirectly admonished the press, suggesting that new State Minister Takashi Sasagawa’s comments were misinterpreted and reported unfairly.
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