• Kyodo News


Okinawa Gov. Hirokazu Nakaima said Monday that Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama told him the government will make a decision on where to relocate the Futenma military base after the Japan-U.S. working-level talks on the issue conclude.

Following a meeting in Hatoyama’s office, Nakaima told reporters he urged the prime minister to work out a “concrete road map” as soon as possible toward removing what he calls the danger posed by the Futenma base, which sits in the city of Ginowan.

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