July 19, 2017
US Department of Defense Thanks To Japanese Government
Jijitsushin reported that in a November 17 press conference, US Department Defense spokesperson Peter Cook expressed gratitude to the Japanese government for filing its lawsuit against Okinawa Prefecture. Cook stated that if the Daishikko order was approved, then the relocation plan (i.e., the relocation of the Futenma air base to Henoko) could be carried out. He stated that the US is grateful for all of the Japanese government’s efforts on the matter.