April 27, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

  1. Japan’s prime minister says U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to cooperate fully with Japan on the issue of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea.
  2. Saturday marks the first anniversary of the Panmunjom Declaration by North and South Korean leaders toward the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Since then, little progress has been made.
  3. U.S. President Trump says he will pull the U.S. out of an international arms treaty.