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Okinawa to file suit over base relocation

Jiji Press NAHA (Jiji Press) — The Okinawa prefectural assembly approved on Friday a plan to file a lawsuit aimed at blocking landfill work by the central government for the relocation of a U.S. military base within the prefecture.

The prefectural government plans to file the suit with Naha District Court as early as this month, sources familiar with the matter said.

The prefectural government is also expected to seek a provisional court injunction to suspend the landfill work, the sources said.Speech

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