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Residents Rally Against Osprey Aircraft on Arrival at Iwakuni

The U.S. military’s Osprey aircraft arrived in Japan early Monday as residents rallied against their deployment after recent crashes raised safety concerns.Live television footage showed 12 MV-22s being unloaded from a cargo ship at the U.S. Marines’ base in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture.Local protesters in a dozen small boats demonstrated against the controversial aircraft’s arrival, chanting “We don’t want the dangerous Osprey!” and “Osprey, go back to America.”

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