September 27, 2018
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo chaired a UN Security Council meeting to discuss efforts to achieve the final, fully verified denuclearization of the DPRK. Secretary Pompeo said he would travel to Pyongyang to make continued progress on the four commitments President Trump and Chairman Kim made in the Singapore Summit Joint Statement. Secretary Pompeo emphasized the importance of continuing to implement obligatory UN Security Council resolutions and reiterated that these resolutions were pivotal in creating an opportunity for diplomatic engagement and that they must remain in effect and fully implemented until the final, fully verified denuclearization of the DPRK. Secretary Pompeo said the United States looked forward to helping create a brighter future for a denuclearized DPRK.