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(US-NK summit) Pompeo briefs S. Korean minister on summit results

All Headlines 16:34 June 12, 2018

SEOUL, June 12 (Yonhap) -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday he had phone talks with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on the outcome of a historic Singapore summit with North Korea.

He also spoke with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono over the phone.

In a Twitter message posted shortly after the meeting between President Donald Trump and the North's leader Kim Jong-un, the secretary said he "just spoke with FM Kono & FM Kang to provide a brief readout of today's meeting btw @POTUS & Chairman Kim at #singaporesummit."

Kang's aides confirmed that she and Pompeo had a phone conversation.

The secretary plans to visit South Korea later this week to discuss the summit results.

He is scheduled to hold face-to-face talks with Kang on Thursday.


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