September 4, Wednesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Kojima and Mr. Michael Reese

  1. A senior Russian diplomat indicated it is unlikely a breakthrough will be made on signing a peace treaty with Japan at a bilateral summit planned for this week.
  2. British lawmakers have decided to debate a bill on Wednesday calling for the postponement of the United Kingdom’s planned departure from the European Union on October 31st.
  3. An Iranian official says if his country decides, it can increase the level of its uranium enrichment to 20 percent within two days.