April 15, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. Russia and the United States remained at odds at a U.N. Security Council meeting over U.S.-led military strikes in Syria.
  2. The Japanese government says it supports the United States’ and its allies’ stance against proliferation, or use of chemical weapons.
  3. Japanese and Chinese foreign ministers will meet in Tokyo on Sunday to hold the first high-level economic talks between the 2 countries in about 8 years.