May 30, Wednesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Kojima and Ms. Risa Shimizu

  1. The White House says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet a key North Korean official, Kim Yong Chol, this week.
  2. North Korea’s state media is reporting that Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit North Korea soon.
  3. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump will meet on Thursday next week in Washington.