May 2, Thursday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. The United States’ waivers on Iranian oil issued to several countries including Japan expired on Thursday.
  2. NHK has learned that arrangements are being made for United States national security advisor to visit South Korea later this month.
  3. Relatives of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea are traveling to the United States to garner support for an early return of their beloved ones.