September 19, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has asked African leaders to observe U.N. sanctions against North Korea and cooperate in stepping up pressure.
2. The chief diplomats of Japan, the U.S. and India say they have urged other countries to fully implement U.N. sanctions.
3. The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency says he will beef up the agency’s ability to monitor North Korea’s nuclear program.