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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Pompeo: Trump-Putin Meeting Makes Enormous Sense

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7Dnews London

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:35 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at the United Nations Friday that he was "happy" President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin could meet in Washington.

At the summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month, both leaders agreed to work toward the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, without describing when and how it would occur.

Follow-up talks between Pompeo and North Korean senior officials in Pyongyang had a rocky start with North Korea accusing the United States of making "unilateral and gangster-like" demands.

Pompeo along with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley also told reporters that U.N sanctions against North Korea are being violated through ship-to-ship transfers of oil at sea and urged the Security Council to come together to enforce all sanctions against North Korea.


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