Most Okinawa residents will vote against local US military base transfer, poll shows
Nearly 70 per cent of Okinawa residents plan to vote against the central government’s controversial plan to move a US airbase in the southern island prefecture in the local referendum on February 24, a Kyodo News poll showed on Sunday.While the result of the referendum will not be legally binding, Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki hopes the vote will demonstrate local opposition to the transfer of the US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in the prefecture, which hosts most of the US military…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Most Okinawa residents will vote against local US military base transfer, poll shows, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you
Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Sunday, 17 February
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