April 6, Wednesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Mr. Yamaguchi Hiroaki

1.Leaders around the world are reacting to the message delivered by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the United Nations Security Council. The president said Russia must be held accountable for what he calls “war crimes.” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said, “All you need is a VPN connection to access independent information from anywhere in the world. And when you find the truth, share it.” At least 16 countries have announced they are expelling more than 300 Russian diplomats and officials.
2.The United States, Britain and Australia say they will jointly develop hypersonic weapons via the trilateral security alliance known as AUKUS.
3.European countries and other nations have agreed to give Moldova 659.5 million euros, or nearly 720 million dollars, in aid. Moldova has been accepting large numbers of people fleeing from Ukraine. Moldova is one of the poorest nations in Europe. It has accepted more than 390,000 evacuees from Ukraine since the Russian invasion began. That number represents 15 percent of Moldova’s population.