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Residents and groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday with the Yokohama District Court to confirm the illegality of the Yokohama mayor’s failure to retrieve part of the land used by a U.S. Navy communications facility.

According to the suit filed by 130 Yokohama residents and 22 organizations, about 22.6 hectares of the roughly 242 hectares of the Kamiseya communications facility belong to the city of Yokohama.

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