UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) – The new US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has delivered to a major US media certain details of his meeting with Kim Jong-un during his visit to North Korea.
The purpose of Mike Pompeo’s trip to North Korea, which was then only a candidate for US Secretary of State, was to understand whether there was an “opportunity” for dialogue between Donald Trump and Kim Jong. -a , he said in an interview with ABC released this Sunday.
“My goal was to try to see if there was a real possibility of [progress, ed]. I think there is one, “said Mr. Pompeo.
According to the new US Secretary of State, he discussed with Kim Jong-un a “complete mechanism” to complete the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.
“We’ve talked a lot about what it might look like, what might this complete, verifiable, irreversible mechanism look like,” said the US official.
In early April, Mike Pompeo , former CIA director and candidate for US Secretary of State at the time, met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as part of preparations for a bilateral summit with Donald Trump.
On Thursday, April 26, Mr.Pompeo was confirmed by the US Senate as Secretary of State. On the evening of Thursday, he took office after taking an oath before the Supreme Court.