A meeting between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korean officials set for Thursday in New York has been postponed and will be rescheduled "when our respective schedules permit," the US State Department said on Wednesday.
International inspectors will be allowed into North Korea's dismantled nuclear testing site, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, after a meeting with Kim Jong Un in which he said "significant progress" was made towards denuclearisation.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to Pyongyang Sunday for new crunch talks with Kim Jong Un on denuclearisation and a second US-North Korean summit.
North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho said Saturday that his country won't dismantle its nuclear weapons program first without seeing corresponding measures from the United States.
Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in said they agreed to turn the Korean peninsula into a "land of peace without nuclear weapons and nuclear threats".
Moon Jae-in is seeking to reboot stalled denuclearisation talks between North Korea and the United States.
South Korean envoys held talks in North Korea on Wednesday to finalise details on a third North-South summit to be held this month amid stalled talks on denuclearisation between the North and the United States.
James Mattis said the United States and its regional allies will maintain a "strong collaborative defensive stance" on North Korea.