June 4, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

1. Tuesday marks the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in the Chinese capital of Beijing.

2. A senior official in Iran’s government has expressed hope that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s planned visit to the country will lead to the easing of regional tensions.

3. Nissan Motor says the plan by its alliance partner Renault to merge with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles offers business opportunities.