US President Donald Trump has dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to North Korea for planning the upcoming landmark summit between Washington and Pyongyang.
Trump revealed on Tuesday that Pompeo was on his way to Pyongyang to prepare for his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which is expected to take place later this month or early in June.
“At this very moment, Secretary Pompeo is on his way to North Korea in preparation for my upcoming meeting with Kim Jong-un,” Trump said in a televised address from the White House.
“We have our meeting schedule. We have our meeting set. The location is picked. The time and date. Everything is picked. And we look forward to having a very great success,” he added.
“We think relationships are building with North Korea. We will see how it all works out. Maybe it won’t. But it can be a great thing for North Korea, South Korea and the entire world,” Trump noted.
Last month, the North…