June 7, Friday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Emma Howard

1. Western Japan has been lashed by torrential rains from Friday morning.

2. The leaders of the United States and France have stressed that they share the goal of preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

3. Russian President Vladimir Putin has reiterated that Japan should heed his country’s security concerns to make progress in talks on a bilateral peace treaty.