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Tomokazu Sakamoto, former chairman of NHK, died Wednesday of liver failure, NHK said Monday. He was 86.

Sakamoto served in a number of government and other public posts, including as a member of the National Public Safety Commission, chairman of the former National Language Council of the Cultural Affairs Agency and chairman of the Yokozuna Deliberation Council.

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