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US hopeful for continued talks with N Korea: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced hopes Friday that nuclear disarmament negotiations with North Korea would continue following reports that Pyongyang is considering suspending the talks. We are hopeful that we can continue to hold this conversation, he told reporters. Russian news agency TASS reported earlier that the North s vice foreign minister Choe Son Hui rejected yielding to US demands in any form, after the Hanoi summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump ended without agreement. Trump told a post-summit press conference in Hanoi that the North Korean leader had promised he would maintain his moratorium on missile and nuclear tests. Analysts voiced fears that the change of tone from Pyongyang could mean a resumption of tests, but Pompeo remained upbeat about the pause staying in place. In Hanoi on multiple occasions, (Kim) spoke directly to the president and made a commitment that he would not resume nuclear testing, nor would he resume missile ...


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