Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is currently traveling to North Korea to prepare for the upcoming meeting between North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, the President said Tuesday.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) May 8, 2018
“Secretary Pompeo is on his way to North Korea in preparation for my upcoming meeting with Kim Jong Un,” Trump said after he made remarks about the U.S. withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal.
“When I make promises, I keep them. In fact, at this very moment, [Secretary of State Mike] Pompeo is on his way to North Korea in preparation for my upcoming meeting with Kim Jong Un,” President Trump announces https://t.co/LdFkRt50G9 pic.twitter.com/WeGeA5jRZG
— CBS News (@CBSNews) May 8, 2018
“He will be there very shortly… probably an hour,” Trump said around 2:30 p.m. EST. “He has meetings set up.”
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo en route to North Korea https://t.co/SgHEA6Y1uY
— Sky News (@SkyNews) May 8, 2018
The President said his meeting with Kim is scheduled, and that the location, date and time have been picked. Trump did not mention any of those details, however.
“We think relationships are building with North Korea,” he said, adding: “We’ll see how it all works out. Maybe it will [work out], maybe it won’t.”
US Pres. Trump says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will land in N. Korea in about an hour and says the location, time and date is set for the meeting with Kim Jong Un. “We think relationships are building with North Korea. We’ll see how it all works out.” https://t.co/qG5rt9Imoh pic.twitter.com/FzYtvD2Xgb
— CNN International (@cnni) May 8, 2018
“It can be a great thing for North Korea, South Korea and Japan,” Trump said.