United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo
United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo

Pompeo to embark on 4-nation tour to East Asia

ANI | Updated: Oct 03, 2018 12:16 IST

Washington DC [USA], Oct 3 (ANI): United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will embark on a four-nation tour to East Asia from October 6. During his three-day trip, Pompeo will be visiting Japan, North Korea, South Korea and China.
He will first head to Tokyo for two days, from October 6 to October 7, and meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Taro Kono.
On October 7, Pompeo will visit Pyongyang and meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. This will be the US Secretary of State's fourth visit to the communist nation. On the same day, Pompeo will visit Seoul for two days and will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha.
Pompeo will then be visiting Beijing on October 8 and meet his Chinese counterparts to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues.
"Throughout the Secretary's trip, he will reiterate the administration's continued focus on the final, fully verifiable, denuclearisation of the DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) and longstanding commitment to our alliances and partnerships in the region," said the US State Department. (ANI)