Japan-US, the U.S. military reorganization plan has yet to determine the Futenma relocation
BEIJING, April 27, according to Japan’s Kyodo News, Japanese and U.S. governments on the 27th at the same time issued a joint document for information about modifying the U.S. military reorganization plan. Among them, the U.S. Futenma Air Station moved to the edge of the ancient wild current plan is not the “only solution”, the paper noted that the future may also study.
joint document was originally Futenma current scheme referred to as “the only effective solution, the final formulation was changed to” This is the only effective solution to the previously identified “in the future study of new relocation destination. The document also put forward four relocation destination selection criteria, including the effective use to achieve political, financial affordable and strategic properly. The heavyweight Members
the United States Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, Democratic Senator Carl Levin has issued a statement, criticized the Japan-US joint document scrutiny inadequate, may lead to the Japan-US alliance in trouble. Japan and the U.S. government to advance the understanding of Levin et al. Must obtain a U.S. Marine Corps in Okinawa to Guam and other places scattered moved to the defendant’s originally scheduled for the extension of the joint document released on the 25th published, re-edit some of contents.
In addition, about 9,000 of the approximately 19,000 U.S. Marines in Okinawa will be moved abroad, about 1 million people to stay in Okinawa. High mobility of Okinawa U.S. Marine Corps air-ground Task Force (MAGTF) ??will be scattered moved to Guam, Australia and Hawaii. Okinawa Marines move to Guam amount of the burden of the Japanese side maintained at $ 2.8 billion, according to the 2009 Japan-US Agreement on the actual count the inflation rate will increase to $ 3.1 billion.Ruiqing view barracks and animal husbandry, Hong Kong recharge areas, five facilities and regional U.S. military, the document proposes will break it down to 13 in three tranches to return. The concrete is divided into rapidly returned to be to provide alternative facilities in Okinawa will be returned to, and returned after the U.S. Marines in Okinawa moved overseas. Restitution plan will be developed during the year.