August 21, Tuesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. Japan’s main ruling Liberal Democratic Party has decided that voting for its leadership election will take place on September 20th.
  2. The defense ministers of Japan and India have agreed to work toward concluding an agreement that enables the exchange of logistics between their countries’ forces.
  3. A senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross has urged Japan to join a U.N. treaty banning nuclear weapons.