🇺🇸

U.S. still hopes for talks with NK despite missile tests

Video Credit: Reuters Studio
Published on August 1, 2019 - Duration: 00:33s

U.S. still hopes for talks with NK despite missile tests

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday he hopes talks with North Korea will resume despite Pyongyang's recent missile launches.

Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Advertisement

U.S. still hopes for talks with NK despite missile tests

Pompeo said he "regretted" that a highly anticipated meeting with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho would not take place in Thailand this week.

Ri has cancelled a trip to an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) conference in Bangkok that Pompeo is attending.

"We stand ready to continue our diplomatic conversation with North Korea," Pompeo told a news conference with his Thai counterpart, adding he was optimistic Kim would deploy his team for working-level talks "before too long".

A summit between Trump and Kim in Vietnam in February collapsed after they failed to reconcile differences between U.S. demands for North Korea's complete denuclearisation and North Korean demands for sanctions relief.

You are here


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions


North Korea

Country in East Asia
Sure, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is alive and well, but the same can't be said right now for his wife ... who hasn't been seen in public since January. Ri..
Credit: TMZ.com - Published 2 days ago

Joe Biden has vowed to reverse many of Trump's foreign policy decisions – from immigration, to climate change to North Korea and Russia.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago




Rhode Island

State in the northeastern United States
Protests continued in Providence, Rhode Island, after a man was critically injured in a crash involving a moped being followed by a police cruiser.
 
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 3 days ago



Related videos from verified sources

Amid tensions, Pakistan tests nuclear capable ballistic missile Ghaznavi 03:04
Video credit: HT Digital Content - Published on August 29, 2019 

Pentagon tests missile previously banned under the INF treaty 01:19
Video credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me - Published on August 21, 2019 

NK talks have not resumed as quickly as hoped: Pompeo 01:11
Video credit: Reuters Studio - Published on August 20, 2019 

You might like