Govt., Okinawa Agree To Begin Talks

Govt., Okinawa agree to begin talks

Japan's central government and Okinawa Prefecture have agreed to talk for about one month on the relocation of the US Marine Corps Futenma Air Station to the coastal area within the island prefecture.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki reached the agreement on Tuesday in Tokyo.

But Suga told Tamaki the central government still intends to continue work for the relocation.