Japanese OK relocation plans; dissatisfaction remains

TOKYO - Reports in Tokyo indicate that the Japanese Defense Ministry will choose not to revise the plan for a new facility for the United States Marines in northeast Okinawa that will take over the functions of the Futenma base overcoming a major hurdle in the saga of the transfer of 8 000 Marines from Japan's most southerly prefecture to Guam.According to a report in the Yomiuri newspaper the ministry will present the results of a survey of the natural environment around the site of the new facility to Hirokazu Nakaima the governor of Okinawa in early April . . .

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