The United States responded to Pompeo and Kim Young-Cheol’s postponement: North Korea is not ready yet
New Beijing News (trainee reporter Yu Yin) According to Reuters, US representative to the United Nations Nikki Heli local time yesterday (November 8) revealed that North Korean officials postponed a meeting with US Secretary of State Pompeo because “they still Not ready.”
“Secretary Pompeo is ready to meet with North Korean officials,” said Heili. “The two sides will still meet, I don’t think there are any important issues in this.”
Pompeo was scheduled to meet with Kim Jong-Cheol, vice chairman of the Workers’ Party Central Committee this week, but the US State Department announced on the 7th that the meeting will be postponed and will be held later, but there is no specific reason for the delay.
According to the “Korea Times” report, US President Trump said on the 7th that he will “rearrange the two sides to meet” and expressed his belief that the DPRK will “satisfy Washington” on the issue of denuclearization.