May 8, Tuesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will start a 4-day visit to Japan on Tuesday for a trilateral summit involving South Korea as well as bilateral talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
  2. U.S. President Donald Trump says he will announce on Tuesday his decision on whether to keep the United States in the Iran nuclear deal.
  3. Russian President Vladimir Putin has chosen to retain Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister for his second term.