October 17, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. The Japanese deputy prime minister and the U.S. vice president have confirmed that the 2 countries will coordinate to increase pressure on North Korea.
2. A survivor of the 1945 Nagasaki atomic bombing has urged countries around the world to sign a treaty banning nuclear arms at a U.N. meeting in New York.
3. Japan’s foreign minister has told his Iranian counterpart that his country continues to support the 2015 landmark nuclear deal.