September 19, 2020

Negotiating team with North Korea to remain unchanged, despite criticism: Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State insists he will remain in charge of talks with Pyongyang

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said he will continue to lead DPRK negotiations,  following calls from Pyongyang for him to be dropped from the negotiating team.

Speaking ahead of a Security Consultative Committee with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya in Washington, Pompeo said "nothing had changed" with regards Washington's diplomatic stance.