March 18, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea have agreed that their nations need to maintain maximum pressure on North Korea in order to denuclearize the country.
  2. Russians are voting in a presidential election that is expected to give President Vladimir Putin a fourth term in office.
  3. Former U.S. President Barack Obama will next week visit Japan for the first time since he left office.