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Top North Korean official lands in US for talks with Pompeo

A senior North Korean official arrived in New York on Wednesday in the highest-level official visit to the United States in 18 years, as President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un sought to salvage prospects for a high-stakes nuclear summit......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 31st, 2018

Top North Korean official lands in US for talks with Pompeo

A senior North Korean official arrived in New York on Wednesday in the highest-level official visit to the United States in 18 years, as President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un sought to salvage prospects for a high-stakes nuclear summit......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

Top North Korean official lands in US for talks with Pompeo

A senior North Korean official arrived in New York on Wednesday in the highest-level official visit to the United States in 18 years, as President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un sought to salvage prospects for a high-stakes nuclear summit......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

Top NoKor envoy to hold crucial talks in US about summit

SEOUL/WASHINGTON–A top North Korean official was headed to New York on Tuesday for talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the latest indication that an on-again-off-again summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may go ahead next month.   Source link link: Top NoKor envoy to hold crucial talks in US about summit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

US to urge pressure against North Korea at Asia talks

SINGAPORE: The US will urge the international community to keep up sanctions pressure against North Korea at a security forum in Singapore this week, as concerns mount that Pyongyang has made little progress towards denuclearization. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his North Korean counterpart will attend the gathering in the city-state where US President [...] The post US to urge pressure against North Korea at Asia talks appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 1st, 2018

North Korea talks sidelining human rights – UN rapporteur

SEOUL, South Korea – The North Korean talks process with the US and the South is sidelining the human rights of Pyongyang's oppressed citizens, the UN's top official on the issue said Monday, July 9. In a whirlwind of diplomacy, the leader of the isolated, nuclear-armed North, Kim Jong-un, held an ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Pompeo says N.Korea sanctions to stay

TOKYO -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday shrugged off North Korean accusations of “gangster-like” behavior and said sanctions on Pyongyang would only be lifted with “final” denuclearization. Speaking in Tokyo after two days of intense discussions in Pyongyang, Pompeo insisted the talks were making progress and were….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

Pompeo in Pyongyang to seek concrete nuclear commitments

PYONGYANG: Washington’s top diplomat embarked on an intense day of negotiations with his North Korean counterpart on Saturday as the old foes strive to flesh out a tentative nuclear disarmament plan. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was ensconced in an elegant Pyongyang guest house for a second day of talks with North Korean leader Kim [...] The post Pompeo in Pyongyang to seek concrete nuclear commitments appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Pompeo heads for NKorea nuke talks

WASHINGTON, D.C.: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo left Washington on Thursday bound for Pyongyang and his latest round of talks with Kim Jong Un on North Korea’s nuclear arsenal. Washington’s top diplomat and senior aides took off shortly after 2:00am and were due in the North Korean capital on Friday, where Pompeo is to [...] The post Pompeo heads for NKorea nuke talks appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Pompeo sets off for North Korea nuclear talks

WASHINGTON, D.C.: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo left Washington on Thursday bound for Pyongyang and his latest round of talks with Kim Jong Un on North Korea’s nuclear arsenal. Washington’s top diplomat and senior aides took off shortly after 2:00am and were due in the North Korean capital on Friday, where Pompeo is to… link: Pompeo sets off for North Korea nuclear talks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Pompeo talks North Korea, South China Sea with China’s Xi

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo conveyed US resolve for “complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the State Department said, as well as concerns about Chinese activities in the South China Sea. Pompeo talks North Korea, South China Sea with China’s Xi Secretary of State Mike Pompeo conveyed… link: Pompeo talks North Korea, South China Sea with China’s Xi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

North Koreans to meet Trump; deliver letter from leader

A top aide to Kim Jong Un was en route to Washington Friday to hand a letter from the North Korean leader to President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after reporting "good progress" in talks between the two sides to revive an on-again, off-again nuclear summit......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

North Koreans to meet Trump; deliver letter from leader

A top aide to Kim Jong Un was en route to Washington Friday to hand a letter from the North Korean leader to President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after reporting "good progress" in talks between the two sides to revive an on-again, off-again nuclear summit......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

Senior N. Korean official chastises S. Korean reporter

      SEOUL, South Korea---Bitter rivals North and South Korea are on talking terms again, but their surprising cordiality still has moments of awkwardness, such when a senior North Korean official scolded a South Korean reporter over a question he didn't like.   In a brief exchange that displayed the fundamental differences between the countries, North Korean official Ri Son Gwon reacted with irritation Friday when a South Korean reporter asked him whether North Korea's grievances against the South had been resolved as he arrived for talks on easing tensions at the border village of Panmunjom.   Ri, chairman of the North Korean agency th...Keep on reading: Senior N. Korean official chastises S. Korean reporter.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 1st, 2018

Pompeo, Kim s right-hand man, begin talks to prep nuclear summit

  NEW YORK, USA – Kim Jong-Un's right-hand man began talks with President Donald Trump's top diplomat on Wednesday, May 30, amid a scramble to organize next month's historic nuclear summit between the North Korean and US leaders. Kim Yong-Chol, a veteran Pyongyang power player and a member of the young autocrat's inner circle, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

Top North Korean official heads to US for pre-summit talks

BEIJING --- A top North Korean official headed to New York on Wednesday for talks aimed at salvaging a summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump on the future of Kim's nuclear program, in the North's highest-level mission to the United States in 18 years. Associated Press reporters saw Kim Yong Chol at Beijing's airport just after noon. South Korea's Yonhap news agency cited diplomatic sources as saying that Kim was on an Air China flight to New York that departed later Wednesday afternoon. Yonhap said Kim, who had arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, was traveling with five other North Korean officials. Kim, one of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's most trusted aides,...Keep on reading: Top North Korean official heads to US for pre-summit talks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Most senior North Korean envoy to hold official talks in US in 18 years

A senior North Korean official is headed to New York to discuss an upcoming summit, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, the latest indication that an on-again-off-again meeting between Trump and North Korea’s leader may go ahead next month. Source link link: Most senior North Korean envoy to hold official talks in US in 18 years.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Secretary of State nominee Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un – sen…

Secretary of State nominee Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un – senior U.S. official | via Reuters Story to follow: www.mb.com.ph Source link: Secretary of State nominee Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un – sen….....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Two Koreas to hold high-level talks ahead of summit

SEOUL, South Korea – A top South Korean official set off Thursday, March 29 for a high-level meeting with the North's officials in the Demilitarized Zone to prepare for an inter-Korean summit, days after Kim Jong Un made his international debut with a surprise trip to China.  Kim is due to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2018

China says North Korean leader Kim met with Xi in Beijing

BEIJING,, China --- The Chinese government confirmed Wednesday that North Korea's reclusive leader Kim Jong Un went to Beijing and met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in his first known trip to a foreign country since he took power in 2011. The official Xinhua News Agency said Kim made an unofficial visit to China from Sunday to Wednesday. Xi held talks with Kim at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing and he and his wife Peng Liyuan hosted a banquet for Kim and his wife Ri Sol Ju, Xinhua said. They also watched an art performance together, the news agency said. Analysts say Kim would have felt a need to consult with his country's traditional ally ahead of his planned me...Keep on reading: China says North Korean leader Kim met with Xi in Beijing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2018

Trump says top diplomat Tillerson out, names Pompeo successor

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (UPDATED) – US President Donald Trump on Tuesday, March 13, announced the departure of his top diplomat Rex Tillerson, to be succeeded by the current CIA chief Mike Pompeo. A senior US official said the president wanted to reshuffle his team ahead of talks with North Korea. "Mike Pompeo, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018