July 30, Sunday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. Japan’s Defense Ministry says the missile North Korea launched later Friday night may be the same type as the intercontinental ballistic missile launched on July 4th.
2. The Iranian government says that it will consider measures against the United States after the administration of President Donald Trump announced new sanctions on Iran.
3. Six countries in Southeast Asia have agreed to monitor the movement of militants to prevent them from building a stronghold in the region.