"A relocation without local consent would be impossible. We want Futenma moved out of Okinawa," Mr. Nakaima said in a statement.
U.S., Japan closer to moving many Marines from Okinawa →
"I'm too shocked to say anything. It's utterly ridiculous and extremely regrettable," Okinawa Gov. Hirokazu Nakaima told reporters. "I must lodge a strong protest to both the Japanese and U.S. governments. They must do something more significant."
Arrest sparks Japan’s anger on U.S. bases →