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NAHA, Okinawa Pref. (Kyodo) The town assembly of Kadena, Okinawa Prefecture, adopted a motion Wednesday opposing Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada’s calls to move U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma’s aircraft operations to the town’s Kadena air base and demanding that he retract his statement.

In a unanimous vote, the Kadena assembly adopted the motion against Okada’s repeated calls to consolidate the Futenma flight operations with nearby U.S. Kadena Air Base, saying it will increase the burden on the town.

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