September 26, 2020

Special Rep. Biegun will accompany Pompeo at this week’s ASEAN forum, U.S. says

Washington yet to confirm dates for planned working-level talks with Pyongyang, however

U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun will accompany Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on his upcoming trip to Thailand this week, the State Department told NK News on Monday.

The U.S. diplomats will depart tomorrow for the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) regional forum -- set to kick-off on Friday -- suggesting that issues related to the DPRK's nuclear program are likely to be high on the agenda.