NAHA, Okinawa Pref. – A member of the Nago Municipal Assembly opposed to construction of a joint civilian-U.S. military airport formally announced Thursday he will run in next month’s mayoral election.
Yasuhiro Miyagi, 42, told a news conference that if he wins he will repeal the city’s support for the airport, which is to be built on a reef off the city’s Henoko district.
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