May 12, Saturday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. Japan’s government is arranging a meeting of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the upcoming Group of 7 summit in Canada.
  2. The Russian presidential office has announced that President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold talks in Moscow on May 26th.
  3. The Iranian foreign minister plans to meet with 3 of his European counterparts next week to discuss the Iran nuclear deal.