Mike Pompeo meets Moon Jae-in upon arrival in South Korea
He held a meeting with Moon and Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha at the Blue House, where he thanked the South Korean government for its role in negotiations for North Korean denuclearisation, reports Yonhap News Agency
United States' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House upon his arrival in Seoul on Sunday. He held a meeting with Moon and Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha at the Blue House, where he thanked the South Korean government for its role in negotiations for North Korean denuclearisation, reports Yonhap News Agency.
'Arrived in #Seoul to brief President @moonriver365 and FM Kang on my meetings in #DPRK with Chairman Kim. I look forward to working closely with our #ROK friends and allies to ensure progress on inter-Korean relations is in lockstep with progress on denuclearisation,' Pompeo tweeted. Pompeo arrived in South Korea after meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang.
Heather Nauert, the US State Department Spokesperson tweeted, "After trip to #DPRK @SecPompeo lands in #ROK to meet with @moonriver365 , describes conversations with Chairman Kim as good and productive, says 'There will be many steps along the way & we took one of those today.' @statedept.' On Monday, Pompeo will depart for Beijing to hold talks with high-ranking Chinese officials.
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