PressTV-US’s Pompeo meets senior N Korean official in New York

High-ranking officials from the United States and North Korea have met in New York to discuss a possible summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung-un.

Kim Yong-chol, considered the right-hand man of the North Korean leader, arrived at a New York apartment near the United Nations headquarters late on Wednesday and privately met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for about 90 minutes over dinner, according to the latest reports.

As the dinner was being served inside the apartment on New York’s East Side neighborhood, a senior State Department official, who asked not to be identified, briefed reporters about the meeting.

​This handout photograph, courtesy of the US Department of State, shows Kim Yong-chol (R), the vice chairman of North Korea, during his dinner meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) in New York, on May 30, 2018. (Via AFP)

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