Mayor resigns over vote-buying scandal in Japan

Mayor resigns over vote-buying scandal in Japan

Hiroshi Kodama, mayor of Akitakata in Hiroshima Prefecture, speaks after his resignation was accepted by the local assembly on July 3, 2020. Kodama received 600,000 yen from Katsuyuki Kawai, who once served as justice minister and has been arrested for alleged vote buying in 2019. (Kyodo via AP Images) ==Kyodo

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