November 4, Friday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Mr. Yamaguchi Hiroaki

1.Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa has urged China to fulfill its responsibility as a major power at a Group of Seven meeting in Germany. The G7 foreign ministers exchanged views on China and the Indo-Pacific region on Thursday.
2.The International Atomic Energy Agency says its inspections of three Ukrainian locations have found no indications of undeclared nuclear activity or materials. Earlier, Russia accused Ukraine of planning to use a so-called dirty bomb designed to disperse radioactive material. Moscow alleged that nuclear-industry-related institutions in Ukraine have been involved in preparing such a device.
3.Japanese pianist Igarashi Kaoruko has won third prize in the Geneva International Music Competition. The contest is widely viewed as a gateway to success for young musicians. The final round of the piano division in the prestigious competition took place on Thursday. Four pianists advanced to the final out of 182 contestants.