March 22, Friday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. The European Union has agreed to extend the U.K.’s exit from the bloc with conditions.
  2. Senior foreign ministry officials of Japan and Russia have exchanged views to narrow their differences over peace treaty negotiations before a possible bilateral summit meeting.
  3. Japanese baseball legend Ichiro Suzuki of the U.S. Major League’s Seattle Mariners has announced his retirement.