- Japan’s Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya and U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper have reaffirmed their countries’ close cooperation on North Korea.
- North Korea’s state-run media say the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, oversaw the launch of a new type of tactical guided missile on Tuesday.
- Japan’s Cabinet ordinance to remove South Korea from a list of nations entitled to simplified export-control procedures. The ordinance will take effect on August 28th.
August 7, Wednesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Mariko Kojima