May 9, Wednesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. The leaders of Japan, China and South Korea have met in Tokyo for the first 3-way summit in about 2 and a half years.
  2. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Pyongyang to finalize details for the planned landmark summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
  3. President Trump has announced that the United States will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and resume its economic sanctions against the country.