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Copies of official documents that confirm a secret pact between Tokyo and Washington concerning the 1972 reversion of Okinawa to Japanese rule have been placed on the Web site of Diet member Kinya Narazaki of the Democratic Party of Japan.

Under the secret pact, Japan assumed the $4 million cost the U.S. was supposed to pay to restore Okinawa land to its original state, the lawmaker said.

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