Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Republic of Korea’s Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha

Washington, DC
September 17, 2018

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke by phone yesterday and again today with Foreign Minister Kang of the Republic of Korea. They discussed ROK President Moon Jae-in’s upcoming Summit with the DPRK’s Chairman, Kim Jong Un. In addition, Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Kang vowed to maintain close coordination on continuing DPRK denuclearization efforts and inter-Korean dialogue and cooperation. Both sides affirmed the strength of the U.S.-ROK Alliance and the importance to maintain pressure until we achieve the shared goal of final, fully verified denuclearization of the DPRK as agreed by Chairman Kim.