April 24, 2018 / 1:13 AM / 3 months ago

Japan Finance Minister Aso says he's not considering resigning

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday he was not considering resigning over recent scandals involving his ministry, including alleged sexual harassment by a top official and document alterations related to a controversial sale of public land.

FILE PHOTO: Japan's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso arrives at G-20 plenary during the IMF/World Bank spring meeting in Washington, U.S., April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Aso was speaking to reporters after a regular cabinet meeting.

Reporting by Tetsushi Kajimoto; Editing by Chris Gallagher

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