August 25, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. Leaders of the Group of Seven countries have agreed to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power and pledged to seek peace and stability in the Middle East.
  2. North Korean state media has reported that the country’s leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a test of a newly developed “super-large multiple rocket launcher” on Saturday.
  3. Japan and the United States have reached a broad agreement in trade negotiations.