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CCS Suga hails Osprey deployment to Yokota

  • April 5, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga held a press conference on April 4, during which he commented on CV-22 Osprey aircraft scheduled to arrive in Japan later this week for deployment to the U.S. military’s Yokota Air Base straddling Fussa and some other municipalities in western Tokyo. He said, “[Osprey deployment] will improve the deterrence capability and response capacity of the Japan-U.S. alliance and contribute to Japan’s defense and the stability of the Asia-Pacific region.”

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