August 27, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. French President Emmanuel Macron is touting a one-page document issued at the end of the G-7 summit as a positive achievement and a reflection of unity among the leaders.
  2. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he and other G7 leaders have agreed to support a process being undertaken by the United States and North Korea.
  3. Japan and African countries are to prepare the draft of a declaration to be adopted at a Tokyo-led conference on African development.