September 13, 2015

Gov't resumes work on controversial U.S. base in Okinawa

TOKYO — The Japanese government on Saturday resumed work on a controversial new U.S. military base in southern Okinawa following a month-long suspension, officials said, even as talks with local officials opposed to the project remained deadlocked.

The Japanese government announced the temporary halt last month for “concentrated discussions” with Takeshi Onaga, the outspoken governor of Okinawa, and other officials. Read more.

Japan Today

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