September 27, Thursday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to start discussions on expanding trade between their countries.
  2. Prime Minister Abe has urged Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to abide by the 2015 nuclear accord despite the U.S.’ exit from the landmark deal.
  3. The International Monetary Fund has agreed to increase and accelerate financial support for Argentina.