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Pompeo shrugs off North Korea’s accusation of the US of “gangster-like” requirements

US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo speaks to members of the media following two days of meetings with Kim Yong-Chol, a North Korean senior ruling party official and former secret service chief, before boarding his plane in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, may 7. July 2018 to Japan.

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US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Sunday, North Korea accusation the US dismissed-makes “gangster-like” demands in terms of the denuclearization, said he would be “crazy” if he pays attention to everything the media reports.

In a trilateral news conference in Tokyo, accompanied by officials from Japan and South Korea, Pompeo confirmed the U.S. goal of complete and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, and reiterated that its talks with North Korea were carried out in the last week, in “good faith”.

When a reporter asked about North Korea Saturday comments, Pompeo didn’t seem to bother the.

“Look, people are going to stray comments after the meeting,” said Pompeo. “When I give my attention to what the press said, I would go nuts, and I refuse to do that.”

“Look, people are going to stray comments after the meeting. When I give my attention to what the press said, I would go nuts, and I refuse to do that.”

– Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of state

“And so, if these ‘requirements’ gangster-like,'” Pompeo added, “then the world is a gangster, because it was a unanimous decision, the U. N. about what needs to be achieved the security Council.”

Pompeo said the sanctions would remain in force against North Korea, and by “not add, with great force,” that the progress changes alone sanctions.

“I am committed to the realization of the commitment that President trump,” said Pompeo. “I count to be on Chairman Kim is determined to follow through on the commitment he has made.”

“I am committed to the realization of the commitment that President trump. I’m counting on Chairman Kim to be determined to follow through on the commitment he has made.”

– Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of state

Pompeo, the three parts of the agreement, the Trump and the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un, and then listed reached at their summit in Singapore on 12. June.

“The establishment of peaceful relations between countries, stronger security guarantees for North Korea and its people, and, finally, the denuclearization,” said Pompeo. “Each of these needs, it is parallel … and we need to work on these efforts at the same time.”

He also confirmed that the path would be difficult, but said that North Korea reaffirm its determination to denuclearize.

The South Korean Minister of foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-Wha, and Japan’s foreign Minister Taro Kono, both amplified in the three countries “shared goal” of complete denuclearization.

Amy Lieu is a news editor and a reporter for Fox News.

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