December 5, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will make a 2-day visit to Japan next week.
2. Japan’s draft resolution calling for the abolition of nuclear weapons was adopted at the U.N. General Assembly on Monday, but with less support than in previous years.
3. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed the hope that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping will be able to use visits to each other’s countries to further strengthen bilateral relations.