February 24, 2024

Pompeo touts success on North Korea, but a senior Russian official is skeptical

Pompeo publishes a 13-tweet thread promoting his personal role in Washington's North Korea policy

Outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo touted North Korea policy achievements over a series of Tweets on Saturday, but a senior Russian foreign ministry official later voiced public skepticism.

Over a series of 13 North Korea-related tweets posted on Saturday morning U.S. time, Pompeo trumpeted a series of achievements he claimed Washington scored through its "Maximum Pressure" policy, implemented shortly after Donald Trump's inauguration in 2017.