May 22, Tuesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has called on the international community to continue exerting pressure on North Korea until it abandons all weapons of mass destruction.
  2. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he has outlined a new strategy for Iran, following his country’s withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal.
  3. NHK has learned that the U.S. military has determined what caused last year’s fatal crash of an Osprey transport aircraft n waters off Australia.