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Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga on Tuesday will officially revoke approval for central government landfill work needed to move U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma further north in the prefecture, a senior prefectural official said Sunday.

Onaga, who was elected governor last November after campaigning to oppose the contentious relocation plan, is scheduled to hold a news conference at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Okinawa Prefectural Government building after approving a document outlining the nullification, the official said.

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