June 7, Thursday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Washington for talks with U.S. President Donald Trump prior to the U.S.-North Korea summit.
  2. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have reaffirmed that the 2 countries will demand North Korea’s denuclearization in a complete, verifiable and irreversible way.
  3. The forensic medicine agency in Guatemala says the death toll from Sunday’s massive eruption of the Fuego volcano has reached 99.