February 25, 2024

Pompeo to meet DPRK’s Kim Yong Chol in New York on Thursday: State Department

High-level North Korea-U.S. talks likely to focus on denuclearization, plans for second summit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with North Korea's Kim Yong Chol in New York City on Thursday, the State Department confirmed on Monday.

Pompeo will be accompanied by Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun, State Department spokeperson Heather Nauert said in a statement, in a high-stakes meeting likely to focus on sanctions and denuclearization.