• Kyodo


An environmental lobby group on Wednesday submitted a letter with some 10,000 signatures urging Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to suspend a drilling survey for the construction of a U.S. Marine Corps base in northern Okinawa Prefecture.

FoE Japan filed the petition with an official of the Defense Ministry in Tokyo after collecting signatures from citizens and groups in some 20 countries, including Japan, the United States, South Korea and the Philippines.

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