September 11, Monday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

1. The U.N. Security Council is scheduled to hold a vote on a new resolution on sanctions against North Korea on Monday.
2. Families of Japanese nationals who were kidnapped by North Korean agents decades ago have left the United States to seek support from U.S. officials on the issue.
3. The foreign ministers of Japan and Kuwait have agreed on the importance of dialogue to mend ties between Qatar and other Arab nations.