Okinawa return costs probably topped $320 million under secret pact

OANA (The Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies): “TOKYO, March 12 Kyodo – Finance Minister Naoto Kan said Friday he believes the Japanese government paid more than a total of $320 million for costs related to the 1972 reversion of Okinawa under ”a secret pact in a broad sense” with the United States. Kan made the remarks after releasing the results of the Finance Ministry’s months of investigation into Japan’s zero-interest account at a U.S. Federal Reserve Bank in connection with the reversion of Okinawa to …”

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