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2006-04-14 05:22:55

By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States and Japan have a good chance of wrapping up a deal to reorganize American troops in Japan by early May, but must first resolve a dispute over how much Tokyo will pay to shift Marines to Guam, a U.S. official said on Friday.

2006-04-08 01:37:48

TOKYO (Reuters) - The governor of Japan's southern island of Okinawa on Saturday rejected a compromise plan to relocate a US Marine base, raising a fresh hurdle to wrapping up an overall deal on reorganizing US military forces in Japan.

2006-04-06 14:27:23

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Japan wrapped up two days of meetings without concluding a deal on a sweeping reorganization of 50,000 U.S. troops in Japan and dividing the cost of moving 8,000 Marines to Guam, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

2006-03-24 06:36:44

By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Talks aimed at wrapping up a plan to reorganize the U.S. military in Japan ended without a deal on Friday and negotiators will meet in Washington next week to try to close the gaps by an end-of-March deadline, a U.S. source said.

2006-03-24 01:37:06

By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and the United States are divided over how much Tokyo should pay to move U.S. Marines to Guam from the Japanese island of Okinawa, Japan's foreign minister said on Friday, as the two allies struggled to wrap up a plan on relocating U.S.

2006-03-21 01:01:39

By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's defense minister and prime minister agreed on Tuesday that small changes may be possible in a plan to relocate a U.S. Marine base on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa that has sparked local anger.

2006-02-26 01:17:47

TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States has offered to relocate 1,000 more Marines off Japan's southern island of Okinawa than it initially proposed, a local daily said on Sunday, a move apparently aimed at gaining support of local residents.

2005-12-20 09:02:48

By George Nishiyama TOKYO (Reuters) - The governor of Okinawa, host to the bulk of U.S. forces in Japan, warned on Tuesday that ignoring local anger over plans to relocate a Marine base on the southern Japanese island could hurt the U.S.-Japan alliance.

2005-12-20 01:16:01

By George Nishiyama TOKYO (Reuters) - The governor of Okinawa, host to the bulk of U.S. forces in Japan, warned on Tuesday that ignoring local anger over plans to relocate a Marine base on the southern Japanese island could hurt the U.S.-Japan alliance.

2005-12-02 18:31:32

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Japanese government is facing a difficult time winning local approval of a plan to shift U.S. bases on the island of Okinawa and may have to revise it, Japanese officials said on Friday.


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