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The Foreign Ministry reported to authorities on Friday that it had received a suspicious envelope, prompting the Metropolitan Police Department's bomb squad to rush to the ministry in Tokyo, the police said.

The envelope contained a plastic bottle with its lid open, something like a warning flare and a letter. The police are investigating the case as a possible forcible obstruction of business.

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