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Japan's Finance Minister Shoichi Nakagawa speaks to reporters after the G7 finance ministers meeting in Rome February 14, 2009
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009

Open quoteIt was a sloppy performance that damaged our country's interests.Close quote

  • Mainichi,
  • a Japanese daily, in an editorial on Finance Minister Shoichi Nakagawa's allegedly drunk appearance at a G-7 news conference
Photo: Chris Helgren / Reuters | Source: Reuters