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Defense Minister Kono visits SDF camps on remote islands in Okinawa

  • August 9, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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Sunday’s Yomiuri wrote that Defense Minister Kono visited GSDF camps on Japan’s westernmost island of Yonaguni and on Miyako Island in Okinawa on Saturday. The paper wrote that the defense minister’s trip to these islands was intended to encourage SDF personnel working on the frontline of defense in the East China Sea amid Chinese government ships’ repeated intrusions into Japanese waters near the Senkaku Islands.

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