RTTNews - Tuesday, Japan's Finance Minister Kaoru Yosano said he will not attend this week's G-20 meeting in London due to health reasons.

Yosano, 71, reportedly did not get the permission to travel from his doctor after his health weakened while campaigning for re-election.

He said Vice Finance Minister Wataru Takeshita will attend the two-day event in his place.

Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers is meeting in London on September 4 to 5.

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