- Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he and U.S. President Donald Trump have reaffirmed that North Korea must take concrete action toward denuclearization. They say they will closely watch its moves.
- South Korea’s presidential office says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told President Moon that a nuclear test site in the North will be scrapped in May.
- Prime Minister Abe has started his Middle East tour to strengthen relationships with countries in the region from the viewpoint of energy security.
April 29, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa