May 17, Thursday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump says he will insist on denuclearization at his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
  2. Guatemala has followed the United States in moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
  3. The Japanese government is making final arrangements to inform the World Trade Organization of its readiness to take retaliatory steps against U.S. tariff actions.