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Trump insists delayed talks do not deter second summit with Kim Jong Un

39 9 5

DESPITE US State Secretary Mike Pompeo’s abrupt postponement of a top-level meeting with Pyongyang officials this week, President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he expected to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un early next year.

Pompeo and senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol were scheduled to hold talks on Thursday but The State Department early Wednesday said the talks were has been postponed and be rescheduled “when our respective schedules permit” without elaborating.

However, Trump told reporters at the White House the delay was due to “trips that are being made”, without elaborating on the remarks.

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