Pompeo says Kim is serious about denuclearization talks

from Yonhap News Service

New U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday he senses North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is “serious” about the upcoming talks with the United States over its denuclearization.

He met with Kim in his secret visit to Pyongyang from March 30-April 1 to prepare for a summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump in May or early June.

“I did get a sense that he was serious,” he was quoted as saying in a news conference in Brussels, when asked if he thinks Kim is serious about denuclearization.

He made the remarks hours after the leaders of the two Koreas agreed in a summit to seek “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula and work toward a formal end of the Korean War within this year…

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