The central government and Okinawa failed to reach a compromise Monday over the planned relocation of the Futenma military base within the prefecture after their monthlong “intensive consultation” to defuse tensions over the issue fell apart.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga conveyed to Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga that the government plans to resume the relocation work, which was suspended for a month through Wednesday while the consultations were going on.
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