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Kim Jong-un, South Korea's Moon discuss peace deal on eve of summit

US Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he visited Pyongyang at the end of March to discuss a planned summit with US President Donald Trump

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North Korea-south Korea Peace Deal

Reuters  |  Seoul 

South Korea said on Wednesday it is considering how to change a decades-old armistice with North Korea into a peace agreement, as US officials confirmed an unprecedented top-level meeting with the North Korean leader. US Secretary of State nominee and CIA Director Mike Pompeo became the most senior US official known to have met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he visited Pyongyang at the end of March to discuss a planned summit with US President Donald Trump. Pompeo's visit provided the strongest sign yet about Trump's willingness to become the first serving US ...

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First Published: Thu, April 19 2018. 02:42 IST
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