Pompeo Has Meeting With North Korean Officials

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and an American delegation met with their North Korean counterparts for nearly three hours in Pyongyang Friday, the first face-to-face meeting for the U.S.’s top diplomat after President Trump and Kim Jong Un signed a joint declaration in Singapore last month.

But the meeting was low on details, with the two sides emphasizing the need to build trust amid growing doubts about North Korea’s commitment to “complete denuclearization” after several reports they were moving forward with their nuclear weapons program.

“The more you come, more trust we can build between one another,” Kim Yong Chol, North Korea’s former spy chief and Pompeo’s primary interlocutor for nuclear negotiations, told the U.S. team at the top of their meeting while reporters were allowed in.


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