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Pompeo points to potential security assurances for Kim

AP  |  Washington 

The is offering assurances to North Korea's as it seeks to put in motion the potential for a sweeping nuclear deal.

says the US will need to "provide security assurances" to Kim if they're able to forge an agreement. Pompeo met with Kim last week in North Korea, helping set the stage for Donald Trump's historic summit with Kim in on June 12.

Trump wants to eliminate its nuclear weapons in a permanent and verifiable way.

Pompeo was asked on "Fox Sunday" if the U.S. was essentially telling Kim he could stay in power if he met the U.S. demands.

Said Pompeo: "We will have to provide security assurances, to be sure.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 10:45 IST