Friday, November 22, 2013
Ishiba met Tuesday with LDP members Konosuke Kokuba, Masahisa Miyazaki and Natsumi Higa at the Diet, and asked them to support the government’s policy of relocating the air station from Ginowan to the Henoko district of Nago. Both cities are in the prefecture.
Ishiba’s move also reflects the government’s belief that obtaining the Diet members’ support will help prevent the conservative camp from splitting in January’s Nago mayoral election, in which two conservatives have announced their candidacies.
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