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Okinawa Sues Tokyo in Latest Bid to Stop US Base Relocation

In a continuing legal battle, Okinawa officials sued Japan's central government Friday in an attempt to stop the relocation of a U.S. air base from a heavily populated area to a less-developed area of the tiny island. The legal battle is the latest chapter in a long-running dispute between the central government and Okinawa regarding the relocation of U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. In October, Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga canceled approval for reclamation work needed to...

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