December 06, 2023

Kim Yong Chol and Mike Pompeo meet in New York for talks

North Korean, U.S. officials hold working dinner ahead of full day of meetings

UPDATE AT 1710 KST: This article has been amended to include comments from a senior State Department official. 

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a preliminary meeting over dinner with high-ranking North Korean official Kim Yong Chol in New York on Wednesday evening local time.