Nov. 14 According to the “Central News Agency” report, in the 19 days from 1 p.m. local time, the police arrested 14 US soldiers stationed there in line in Okinawa prefecture, Japan. For this reason, the Okinawa prefectural government and the local government where the US military base is located protested to the US military for two consecutive days, demanding strict military discipline.
A recent arrest by a US military stationed in Okinawa reportedly occurred on the night of November 12, when a 22-year-old US soldier was involved in a chase and collision while driving drunk. When the police came to the scene for an alcohol test, the soldier’s test value was found to be approximately 5 times higher than the standard value. .
The other 13 cases occurred in the two weeks from October 25 to November 8. The arrests included soldiers of the United States Marine Corps stationed in Okinawa. The cases involved included theft. The robbery case occurred on November 8, when a 20-year-old American soldier from Camp Hansen was arrested by the police after being arrested by the police when he was arrested by the police when he was arrested by the police when he was taking a taxi and strangling the driver’s neck from behind, grabbing cash and the cab.
The Kanemu City Council, where Camp Hansen is located, unanimously passed a resolution and opinion letter at a temporary meeting on the 12th, demanding that the US military apologize to the victim and provide full compensation. “Wait.
The resolution will be sent to the US Ambassador to Japan and the US Army Commander to Japan, and the presentation will be sent to the Japanese Prime Minister, Defense Minister, and Foreign Minister.
On the 10th, Okinawa Prefectural Deputy Governor Xie Hana Kiichi summoned Naifumi Hashimoto, Ambassador in Charge of Okinawa, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and Toshinori Tanaka, head of the Okinawa Defense Department, to the office of the prefecture and filed a written protest. that “they were very angry.” Xie Hua said that such successive arrests of US Army stationed in Okinawa is an “abnormal state.” Hashimoto said that he would express Japan’s extremely regrettable position to the United States and demand that the United States actually propose countermeasures.