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OSAKA — Kansai officials were angered Wednesday upon hearing that the central government wants to delay completion of the second phase of Kansai International Airport, which was initially scheduled to be built in 2007.

Following a meeting with Chikage Ogi, minister of land, infrastructure and transport, Osaka Prefecture Gov. Fusae Ohta said the ministry’s decision to discuss the postponement of a second runway until 2010 was unacceptable.

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