Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Reversal on Futenma may influence Nakaima - The Japan News

The effort to relocate the U.S. Marine Corps’ Futenma Air Station should make progress after Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers from Okinawa Prefecture reversed their position and agreed to accept the base’s relocation to the Henoko district in Nago.

After the relocation was decided in 1999, Okinawa Prefecture has been insisting on relocating the air station outside the prefecture and opposing the government and the ruling parties, which hoped to relocate the station to Henoko as quickly as possible.

The LDP’s Okinawa prefectural chapter won the House of Councillors election this summer with pledges to move the air station out of the prefecture in direct opposition to the policy of the LDP headquarters.

However, many observers now expect the LDP’s Okinawa chapter to review its policy after its lawmakers reversed their decisions.

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