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Okinawa governor OKs base move

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TOKYO — The governor of Okinawa gave the go-ahead today for land reclamation to begin for a new U.S. military base, advancing the effort to consolidate the massive U.S. troop presence on the southern Japanese island but also making protests from residents likely.

Gov. Hirokazu Nakaima approved the Japanese Defense Ministry’s application to reclaim land for the base on Okinawa’s coast to replace the U.S. Marine Corps base in Futenma, a more congested part of Okinawa’s main island.

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