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PacNet #19 – Okinawans want dignity, not just development: Prime Minister Abe, go to Okinawa

The US base relocation process in Okinawa has made progress in recent months, although it has been fitful. At the end of last year, Okinawa Gov. Nakaima Hirokazu approved the landfill application, signaling his acceptance of the move of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to the northern part of the main island of Okinawa. One step forward.