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Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that North Korean official, Kim Yong Chol will provide the trip to Washington, a “personal letter” from the rogue regime leader Kim Jong-Un, while they say, speaks for a possible summit is moving in the “right direction”.
Pompeo, after the holding of the meeting with the visit of the high officials in New York City, said the North Korean envoy will hand in the letter on Friday in DC, It is probably the formal response to President Trump’s letter last week, the demolition of the summit.
But since then, planning discussions were resumed, including Pompeo high-level meetings for the last two days in New York. Pompeo told reporters told a summit in Singapore, the “expected.”
“I am confident that we are moving in the right direction,” said Pompeo, noting that both Nations had the team in Singapore, the preparations for a summit meeting between Trump and Kim, which was originally scheduled for June 12. Trump had it as of last week, in response to the threatening rhetoric from North Korea.
Pompeo said it was unclear if the meeting actually take place on the 12th of June, but said that “real progress” had been made to meet with North Korean officials this week.
Secretary of state Mike Pompeo has dinner in New York City with North Korea’s former military-intelligence officer, Kim Yong-Chol.
“And Kim Yong-Chol will provide the trip to Washington, said a personal letter from Kim Jong-Un,” Pompeo, adding that the two leaders have a “unique opportunity” to lead “in a new era of peace, prosperity and security.”
A senior administration official told Fox News that the official planning process is a meeting with Trump in the White house, Friday, hand-deliver the letter. Pompeo is expected that in the session.
Trump wrote in his letter last week that the talks would be “inappropriate” to the “hostility” that had been told by North Korean Vice Minister of the Ministry of foreign Affairs, Choe Son—Hui, whether the US – “meet us in a conference room or meet us at an Atom-to-Atom showdown is totally dependent on the decision and the behavior of the United States,” according to South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency.
White HOUSE SUMMIT WITH North Korea’s KIM JONG-UN PULLS
Earlier Thursday, the President said that to arrange, perhaps more than a meeting with Kim to a deal to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula and suspend North Korea’s nuclear program.
“I would like to see how it happens in a meeting. But often this is not the way deals work,” Trump told Reuters. “There is a very good chance that it will not be done in one session or two sessions or three sessions. But it will do, eventually. It can be made really nice and really smart, or it can’t be made intelligent. It the hard way.”
Trump added, however, that he believed that Kim wanted to make a deal.
“But I think that it is done in a very intelligent, organized way and I think that Kim Jong-Un wants to see it,” Trump told Reuters. “And I’ll be very happy when the day comes, if we take sanctions off, and a very good relationship with the whole of the Korean Peninsula.”
The President added: “I am looking forward to the letter and I am already looking forward to June 12, where hopefully we can make progress.”
Pompeo said that if the talks are successful, it will be “historic.”
“It would be nothing less than a tragedy to waste this opportunity,” said Pompeo. “We think that through the cooperation of the [North Korean] people can create a future that is defined by friendship and cooperation, not distrust and fear, and threats.”
Pompeo said it would be a “lengthy process”, but that the administration hoped to convince North Korea that the “real threat” to the security “, the continuation of its nuclear program.” Pompeo also said he believed that North Korea are looking for niche guide to the integration of the country into the international community.
Fox News’ Serafin Gomez and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.