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'Real progress' made with North Korea toward denuclearisation: Pompeo

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

The US has made a "real progress" with North toward the denuclearisation of the but still there is a long way to go, said on Tuesday.

Pompeo, who met North Korean leader Un on Monday in to discuss a future summit, told reporters that the two countries are back on a path toward denuclearisation.

"While there's still a long way to go and much work to do, we can now see a path to where we'll achieve the ultimate goal, which is the full and final verified denuclearisation of North Korea," told reporters at the after a lunch with

returned from a trip Monday night, during which travelled to Japan, South Korea, North and

Pompeo's trip was intended to set the table for a second summit between Trump and Kim, who held an historic summit in on June 12.

On Indian-American Nikki Haley resigning as to the UN, Pompeo said she was his "great partner.

"I want to thank Amb Haley for the good work that she has done. She has been a great partner of mine for the five months that she and I have been working together, Pompeo said.

I want to wish her very well whatever comes next for her, Pompeo said.

In a surprise move, Haley on Tuesday resigned as to the United Nations, becoming the latest casualty in the dysfunctional just weeks before the crucial mid-term elections.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 00:30 IST