Pompeo and Kim Jong Un Agree to Second US–North Korea Summit

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo agreed to hold a second summit between the two countries as soon as possible, Reuters reports.

After holding a meeting with the North Korean leader, Pompeo arrived in Seoul, where he met South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in.

Pompeo told Moon that he and Kim discussed denuclearization of North Korea, as well as the measures the U.S. would take to inspect those actions.

Pompeo and Kim agreed to form a working group to discuss the denuclearization process and the second summit.

Earlier, North Korea announced that it would permanently abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts. Kim Jong Un signed a pledge to permanently close the Tongchang-ri facility, after talks in Pyongyang with Moon Jae-in.