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Agriculture minister Tadamori Oshima filed a lawsuit Thursday against the publisher of a weekly magazine demanding 10 million yen in damages and a published apology over an article that alleged he worked inappropriately for the construction of a vocational school.

Oshima filed the suit with the Tokyo District Court against Bungei Shunju, which publishes Shukan Bunshun weekly magazine, over the article in the magazine’s Feb. 6 edition.

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