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In this Feb. 14, 2009 file photo, Japan’s Finance Minister Shoichi Nakagawa meets journalists at the end of the G-7 (Group of Seven) Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting, in Rome. Finance Minister Nakagawa said Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, he will step down because of health problems but will stay on until parliament approves supplementary budget in coming weeks. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) (Gregorio Borgia - AP)

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