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article imageJapan's Okinawa 'elects governor opposed to US base'

By AFP     Nov 15, 2014 in World

Residents of Japan's Okinawa Sunday elected a governor who opposes plans to relocate a US military base, reports said, a fresh setback for efforts to resolve a thorny issue in military relations.

Voters in the southern island chain elected Takeshi Onaga, public broadcaster NHK, Jiji Press and private broadcaster Nippon Televison reported, citing their exit polls.

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