• Kyodo


Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and Okinawa Gov. Hirokazu Nakaima agreed to disagree Monday over a long-stalled plan for moving a key U.S. military base elsewhere in Okinawa.

Noda told Nakaima during their talks in the prefecture that Japan and the United States are pushing him to accept the plan to relocate U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma because it is the “only viable” option.

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