OSAKA (Kyodo) A Kyodo News survey of all prefectural governors except for Okinawa’s shows they are reluctant to accept U.S. military facilities or host training exercises by U.S. forces.

With regard to the burden on Okinawa, which currently hosts 74 percent of U.S. military facilities in Japan, the governors of 29 prefectures said diplomatic and security policies should be left to the central government, while 15 said it is necessary to reduce the burden on Okinawa.

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