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Ambassador Kennedy’s Statement on Consolidating Facilities & Areas in Okinawa

Good Afternoon. I am honored to join the Chief Cabinet Secretary today to announce an important agreement between the Governments of Japan and the United States regarding the early return of land in Okinawa. Mr. Chief Cabinet Secretary, I want to salute you and the Prime Minister for your leadership, and your deep commitment to ...
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Implementation of Bilateral Plans for Consolidating Facilities and Areas in Okinawa

The Governments of Japan and the United States reaffirmed that the robust and stable forward presence of U.S. forces in Japan enables the Alliance to provide deterrence and the capabilities necessary for the defense of Japan and the peace and security in the region. The two Governments therefore reconfirmed their commitment to implement the initiatives ...
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Open Doors Report Highlights Japan-U.S. Student Exchange

– International student enrollment in the U.S. up 10 percent to nearly 1 million – – Americans Studying in Japan Up 3.8 percent – Nov. 16 – The 2015 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released today, finds the number of international students at U.S. colleges and universities had the highest rate of growth ...
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