Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday extended America’s possible financial aid to North Korea, under the assumption that they get rid of their nuclear weapons.
“If Chairman Kim chooses the ideal path, there is a future brimming with prosperity and peace” for North Korea and its people, Pompeo explained. “If North Korea takes bold actions to quickly denuclearize, the USA is ready to use North Korea to reach wealth on the level with our South Korean friends.”
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, speaks during a press availability with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha in the State Department, Friday, May 11, 2018 at Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, spoke during a news conference with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha in the State Department on Friday.
Pompeo returned in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang on Thursday after procuring the successful release of three Americans who were arrested in the nation. During the excursion, Pompeo fulfilled with dictator Kim Jong Un, whom he told the media on Friday that he had a “great” and “substantive” conversation with.
Concerning denuclearization, Pompeo said “it’s pretty clear what that means,” stating “it would be an activity that” made sure “we didn’t wind up at precisely the exact same place that we had ended up before.”
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he had good conversations with Kim Jong Un and that U.S., ” North Korea have comprehension of shared goals of summit.
To achieve this goal, he stated it would involve a “robust confirmation program” the U.S. will undertake with partners across the globe.
Following his conversation, Pompeo said that he believes that he and Kim “have a pretty good understanding between both countries about what the shared objectives are.”
President Trump declared Pompeo’s excursion to the hermit kingdom on Tuesday, saying he had been going there to get ready for the upcoming meeting between the president and Kim. That meeting has been established for June 12 at Singapore.
In relation to sanctions on North Korea, Kang stated that they would “stay set up before, and unless, we see visible, purposeful action taken by North Korea about the denuclearization track”
She underlined that U.S. forces in the Republic of Korea have “played a crucial role for deterrence and peace and stability” and stated the presence of troops in the field is an issue for the alliance between the U.S. and South Korea “first and foremost.”
The next few months will be critical, requiring air-tight connection between both nations Kang stated.