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Okinawa governor expresses anger at robbery allegedly involving U.S. military personnel

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Okinawa Times
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Saturday’s Okinawa Times wrote that Okinawa Governor Tamaki responded strongly on Saturday to U.S. military personnel’s alleged involvement in a recent robbery in Chatan by saying that he can’t help but feel extremely angry. The governor reportedly said he will reiterate his request for the U.S. area coordinator to immediately convene a meeting of the Cooperative Working Team that has not been held since April 2017.

 

The paper also wrote that Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga commented on the incident at a news conference on Saturday by reportedly saying that the GOJ will make efforts to prevent incidents and accidents with the cooperation of the United States to ease the concerns of local residents.

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