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The central government has sued the Okinawa Prefectural Government to nullify its decision to disclose documents including an accord on joint use of a road in Okinawa without the consent of the Japanese and U.S. governments, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.

The central government filed the suit Wednesday with the Naha District Court, demanding an injunction against the disclosure of the documents the local government has decided to release from Friday on the basis of its information-disclosure ordinance.

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