• Kyodo


The city of Nago, Okinawa Precture, said Monday that the Defense Ministry branch in Okinawa has denied knowledge of a reported U.S. blueprint for building housing and other facilities at the planned base to replace U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma.

The Okinawa Defense Bureau issued the denial in response to an inquiry by Nago about the reported blueprint for relocating the Futenma base, which is in the city of Ginowan, to the Henoko district of Nago, the city said.

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