Trade and industry minister Yuko Obuchi resigned Monday morning over her alleged misuse of political funds.
Obuchi officially announced the decision at a press conference at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry after meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who accepted her resignation.
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