June 15, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

  1. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed gratitude for his visit to Iran and efforts to help ease tensions between Tehran and Washington.
  2. Energy and environment ministers from the Group of 20 economies have opened two-day talks. They are expected to discuss energy security and measures to reduce plastic waste.