May 2, Wednesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump says the location and date for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will probably be announced over the next couple of days.
  2. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has asked the United Nations to help verify the planned shutdown of North Korea’s nuclear test site.
  3. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told the Palestinian leader that Japan does not plan to relocate its embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.