June 12, Tuesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. The first-ever summit meeting between the United States and North Korea is underway in Singapore.
  2. The Japanese prime minister says President Trump has promised to raise the abduction issue during the summit.
  3. The U.N. secretary general says the United Nations is prepared. if asked, to help verify that North Korea has denuclearized.