Mike Pompeo & Moon Jae-in today
Mike Pompeo & Moon Jae-in today

Pompeo meets Moon upon arrival in South Korea

ANI | Updated: Oct 07, 2018 20:45 IST

Seoul [South Korea], Oct 7 (ANI): United States' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House upon his arrival in Seoul on Sunday.
He held a meeting with Moon and Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha at the Blue House, where he thanked the South Korean government for its role in negotiations for North Korean denuclearisation, reports Yonhap News Agency.
"Arrived in #Seoul to brief President @moonriver365 and FM Kang on my meetings in #DPRK with Chairman Kim. I look forward to working closely with our #ROK friends and allies to ensure progress on inter-Korean relations is in lockstep with progress on denuclearisation," Pompeo tweeted.
Pompeo arrived in South Korea after meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang.
Heather Nauert, the US State Department Spokesperson tweeted, "After trip to #DPRK @SecPompeo lands in #ROK to meet with @moonriver365 , describes conversations with Chairman Kim as good and productive, says "There will be many steps along the way & we took one of those today." @statedept."
On Monday, Pompeo will depart for Beijing to hold talks with high-ranking Chinese officials. (ANI)