September 7, Wednesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Mr. Yamaguchi Hiroaki

1.Japan’s ruling and opposition camps have agreed to hold a meeting on Thursday to discuss the state funeral of later former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo.
2.The UN Security Council has met to discuss security at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine. This comes amid mounting concerns that continued shelling in the area could trigger a catastrophe.
3.Britain’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss has reiterated her country’s support for Ukraine’s freedom and democracy in her first phone call with a foreign leader since taking office. Truss spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Tuesday, and the leaders discussed measures needed to cut off the funds Russia is using to pay for the war.