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DM Kono to visit Okinawa on Sept. 29-30 to meet with governor

  • September 20, 2019
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NHK reported this morning that arrangements are being made for Defense Minister Kono to make his first visit to Okinawa in his new post on Sept. 29-30 to meet with Governor Tamaki and visit the Henoko relocation site in Nago. NHK said Kono is expected to reiterate to the governor that the relocation of MCAS Futenma to Henoko is the only way to remove the danger posed by the Futenma base and Tamaki is expected to demand the immediate scrapping of the plan.

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