The commander of US forces in Japan apologised to the people of Okinawa today for a case in which two US sailors allegedly raped a woman there.
Lieutent General Salvatore Angelella (pictured) said that all US military personnel in the country will now be subject to a curfew and other restrictions.
A statement released by US Forces Japan said that 11pm to 5am curfew will apply to US military personnel whether they are stationed in Japan or just visiting.
Lieutent General Angelella said that US military members in Japan will also have to take "core values training."
The military's leave policy is also under review.
The two sailors were in Okinawa on a brief stopover and are now in Japanese custody.
The case has drawn protests from the Japanese government and an outcry on Okinawa, where the presence of US military has long been a sore point.
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