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Okinawa to close: USA to pull out of its Japanese military base

The US has decided to pull out of Okinawa, Japan - home to its biggest Asia-Pacific military base since the end of World War Two. It's a victory for the locals who have long complained about the noise and extra traffic, but there are some people who will be sorry to see the 9,000 Marines go, particularly the cash they bring to the local economy.

By Marie LINTON , Guillaume BRESSION

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