• Kyodo


Nearly 80% of people in Japan think the burden on Okinawa in hosting the bulk of U.S. forces in the country is not fair compared with other prefectures, a survey showed Wednesday.

The nationwide mail survey, conducted by Kyodo News ahead of the 50th anniversary of Okinawa's reversion to Japanese administration on May 15, found that 58% of respondents supported transferring some of the U.S. military facilities outside of the prefecture.

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