Diet Meeting Set for March 8 to Hear GaaSyy's Apology
Tokyo, March 1 (Jiji Press)--Japan's ruling and opposition camps agreed Wednesday to hold a parliamentary meeting on March 8 to hear an apology from House of Councillors member GaaSyy for his absence since his election last July.
GaaSyy, whose real name is Yoshikazu Higashitani, has never appeared as a lawmaker in the Diet, Japan's parliament, as he is staying overseas.
As a disciplinary measure, the Upper House has demand that GaaSyy apologize in an open parliamentary meeting.
He has said in a written submission to the upper chamber that he intends to return to Japan and apologize.
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