People march in Chatan, Okinawa Prefecture, on February 23, 2019, calling on people to cast ballots in a February 24 prefectural referendum on the planned relocation of a key US airbase within the southern Japan island prefecture. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

Okinawa base will go ahead despite overwhelming rejection in referendum

  • Okinawa is host to the bulk of US military forces in Japan, whose alliance with Washington is central to its security
Topic |   Japan

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People march in Chatan, Okinawa Prefecture, on February 23, 2019, calling on people to cast ballots in a February 24 prefectural referendum on the planned relocation of a key US airbase within the southern Japan island prefecture. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
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