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.
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Colin Zwirko is a Senior Analytic Correspondent for NK News based in Seoul. He joined the company in 2018 after receiving a master's degree in international security and foreign policy from South Korea's Yonsei University. Follow him on Twitter.
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