Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso has said he may not attend a Group of 20 meeting next week because of a cronyism scandal in the government. Photo: Kyodo

Japan finance minister Taro Aso may skip G20 meeting as cronyism scandal plagues Abe’s government

Both the president and his close ally are under pressure to resign after it was revealed his government altered records of a discounted sale of state-owned land to a school operator with ties to the leader’s wife

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Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso has said he may not attend a Group of 20 meeting next week because of a cronyism scandal in the government. Photo: Kyodo
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