“I’m apologizing to the people of Japan for this political uneasiness,” Maehara said at a Tokyo news conference.

Under Japanese law, politicians cannot accept any money from foreigners. The money given to Maehara – 50,000 yen ($600) – came from a lifelong friend. [Source]

Some ministers in Lebanon might think that’s some joke. I mean come on resigning over $600? “Yotro2lo kam malyoun la te7riz”.