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Okinawa assembly passes protest resolution on rubber sheet falling from U.S. military helicopter

  • June 18, 2019
  • , NTV
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NTV reported today that the Okinawa Prefectural Assembly unanimously passed this morning a protest resolution and a written opinion on the incident in which a rubber sheet fell from a U.S. military helicopter deployed at MCAS Futenma onto the tennis court of a middle school in Urasoe on June 4. The assembly demanded that military aircraft be banned from flying over schools, kindergartens, and similar facilities and that operations at the Futenma base be terminated immediately.

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