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Anti-US-Base Mayor Seeks Re-election in Okinawa's Nago City

A mayor opposed to a U.S. Marines base on Okinawa seeks re-election in a poll on Sunday, raising the prospect that the facility will remain an irritant in Japan-U.S. relations. Japan's central government and Okinawa authorities have long bickered over a plan, first agreed upon between Tokyo and Washington in 1996, to relocate the U.S. Marines' Futenma air base from an urban area in central Okinawa to the less populated Henoko district of the northern...

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