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Okinawa Reelects Governor Opposing Heavy US Troop Presence

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Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki, backed by opposition parties, was certain to win his second four-year term. Tamaki's victory could deepen tensions between Okinawa and the central government. The plan to move U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma has already been delayed for years.
Published 5 months ago · Okinawa, Japan

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Okinawa reelects governor opposing heavy US troop presence

Residents of Okinawa have reelected their incumbent governor, who opposes an ongoing U.S. Marine base relocation forced by Japan’s central government and wants American troops on the southern island to

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Okinawa reelects governor opposing heavy US troop presence

Okinawa’s incumbent governor who opposes an ongoing U.S. Marine base relocation forced by Japan’s central government and calls for a further reduction of American troops on the southern island has secured his reelection

5 months ago·United States
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Okinawa reelects governor opposing heavy US troop presence

By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated PressTOKYO (AP) — Okinawa’s incumbent governor who opposes an ongoing U.S. Marine base relocation forced by Japan’s central government and calls for a further reduction of American troops on the southern island has secured his reelection. According to exit polls by major Japanese media, Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki, who is backed by opposition parties, is certain to win his second four-year term. His victory could deepe…

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Okinawa Reelects Governor Opposing Heavy US Troop Presence

TOKYO - Okinawa’s incumbent governor who opposes an ongoing U.S. Marine base relocation forced by Japan's central government and calls for a fu

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Okinawa reelects governor opposing heavy US troop presence

TOKYO (AP) — Okinawa’s incumbent governor who opposes an ongoing U.S. Marine base relocation forced by Japan’s central government and calls for a further reduction of American troops on the southern island secured his reelection on Sunday despite concerns of escalating tensions between China and nearby Taiwan. Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki, who is backed by opposition parties, was certain to win his second four-year term, according to exit polls by …

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Okinawa reelects governor opposing heavy US troop presence

Okinawa’s incumbent governor who opposes an ongoing U.S. Marine base relocation forced by Japan’s central government and calls for a further reduction of American troops on the southern island has secured his reelection

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