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A peace march calling for the reduction of Okinawa’s burden from hosting U.S. forces was held Saturday in the southern island prefecture, a day before the 50th anniversary of its reversion to Japan.

For the first time since taking office in October last year, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited Okinawa to mark the anniversary.

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