July 10, 2020

North Korea calls on Trump to drop Pompeo as top DPRK-U.S. negotiator
DPRK foreign ministry official accuses Secretary of State of "reckless remarks"

Updated at 2130 KST: this article has been updated to include a response from the U.S. State Department.

North Korea's foreign ministry urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a statement Thursday to remove Mike Pompeo as his top nuclear negotiator, accusing the Secretary of State of undermining efforts to improve relations between the two countries.