WASHINGTON | Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he’s “very hopeful” that a planned U.S.-North Korean summit will proceed but laid the fate of the historic meeting squarely with Kim Jong Un, who won’t be reassured by U.S. demands for “rapid denuclearization.” The decision about whether the June 12 meeting in Singapore between Kim … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

WASHINGTON | Pompeo: US will need to give Kim Jong Un security assurances

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States will need to “provide security assurances” to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un if the adversaries are to reach a nuclear deal. Pompeo met with Kim last week in North Korea, helping set the stage for President Donald Trump’s summit with Kim … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pompeo: US will need to give Kim Jong Un security assurances

With military parade, Kim Jong Un thumbs nose at US

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un presided over an extravagant military parade in Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square on Thursday, grabbing the spotlight on the eve of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea to thumb his nose at Washington while making a point of showing off his … Continue reading With military parade, Kim Jong Un thumbs nose at US