U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet with North Korea Official
The U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, is expected to meet with a North Korean official this week, according to new reports on Sunday.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, and Kim Yong Chol, left, a North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief, arrive for a lunch at the Park Hwa Guest House in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, July 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
Pompeo is said to be traveling to New York City on Thursday, where he is expected to hold talks with North Korean Central Committee Vice Chairman Kim Yong Chol.
The pair are slated to discuss progress on the ‘Four Pillars of the Singapore Summit Joint Statement’, as well as the full denuclearization of the North Korea.
The joint statement is the product of the historic summit last June between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-Un, which includes discussions of building stable peace on the Korean Peninsula.
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