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Japan to set up interagency meetings for Unification Church victims

Government to coordinate response and look into financial damages

Tomihiro Tanaka, president of what is widely known as the Unification Church, speaks in Tokyo on Aug. 10.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- Japan will set up meetings to discuss relief efforts for those victimized by the Unification Church's aggressive donation solicitations, the government said Monday.

Justice Minister Yasuhiro Hanashi, who announced the plan in a news conference, will oversee the meetings to coordinate responses among different agencies.

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