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A Foreign Ministry in-house probe has found that the Japan-Russia Committee for Youth Exchange misappropriated government funds, Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi said Tuesday.

The ministry conducted the probe following allegations that Muneo Suzuki, a lawmaker charged with bribery, used the youth committee to advance his political agenda.

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