September 22, Tuesday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. The head of Iran’s nuclear agency has asserted the U.S. attempt to reimpose U.N. sanctions on Iran is invalid.
  2. Europe is grappling with a resurgence of coronavirus cases. Britain has the highest number of coronavirus-related deaths overall in Europe. Recently it saw more than 4,000 new cases confirmed per day.
  3. Japan’s main ruling Liberal Democratic Party is divided over when to hold a general election, after Suga Yoshihide took over as prime minister last week.