About the Author
Terrence Matsuo is the Washington correspondent for NK News. He previously supported research and reporting for several American and Japanese organizations.
The U.S.'s top diplomat on Wednesday said he was hopeful that Washington and Pyongyang would be able to soon hold "a senior discussion" and make progress in long-stalled negotiations on denuclearization.
Speaking in an address to the Economic Club of New York, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said that the U.S. remains committed to the goals outlined after the first U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore in 2018.