June 23, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. China’s Foreign Ministry has confirmed that President Xi Jinping will visit Japan this week.

2. North Korea’s state-run media has reported that the country’s leader Kim Jong Un received a personal letter from U.S. President Donald Trump.

3. President Trump says he is putting additional sanctions on Iran following the downing of a U.S. drone by Tehran.