Japanese Defense Minister confirmed that the proposed deployment of the SDF in the islands west of Okinawa
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Global Network reporter Julia Tan reported, according to Japan’s Kyodo News reported on July 20, Japan’s defense Kitazawa handsome 20 at a press conference on the first island of the Japanese islands of Okinawa Prefecture regarding the deployment of the GSDF said, “first base for the island’s defense is extremely important. are being actively pursued research.”
Defense Ministry plans to deploy the beginning of the year 2011 the need to write the new “National Defense Program Outline” and “mid-term defense force preparedness plan.” Kitazawa at a press conference stressed that “will combine the National Defense Program Outline and mid-term defense plan in the statement of the matter further forward.”
19 Japanese Defense Ministry officials said, given the Chinese navy, “frequently come and go in the” first island islands near Okinawa Prefecture, the province is studying the 5 to 8 years or phases in Miyako Island, Ishigaki Island deployment of the GSDF’s border guard force (hundreds), and Yonaguni deployment of the GSDF troops to monitor the coast (about 100).