April 28, 2018

Kim Jong Un is ‘prepared’ to ‘help us achieve’ denuclearization: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he and North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un had a "good conversation" during his recent surprise visit to Pyongyang, and Kim is "prepared to ... lay out a map that would help us achieve" denuclearization. In an exclusive interview with ABC News' "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," Pompeo told ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl that Kim was "very well-prepared. I hope I matched that." "We had an extensive conve..
April 28, 2018

Hundreds in caravan of Central Americans expected to claim asylum at border on Sunday

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The group responsible for organizing a month-long journey of hundreds of Central Americans away from violence in their homelands and toward the U.S. reiterated on Thursday that the men, women, teens and children it represents have the legal right to demand asylum. Alex Mensing, a project coordinator for the group, Pueblo Sin Fronteras, confirmed to ABC News there were about 150 people in Tijuana, near the U.S.-Mexico border, with about 175 more on their way there ..
April 28, 2018

North Korea, South Korea agree to end war, denuclearize peninsula

Korea Summit Press Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- North Korea and South Korea have agreed to denuclearize the peninsula and later this year formally end the war between the two nations that began in 1950. The nations signed an armistice when the fighting ended in 1953, but they've now agreed to pursue a proper peace agreement tied to the "common goal of realizing, through complete denuclearization, a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula." Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea, has pledged a "ne..
April 28, 2018

Pompeo says Kim Jong Un ‘serious’ about nuclear talks

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's brand new secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, on Friday revealed new details about his secret meeting with Kim Jong Un – saying Kim is "serious" about getting rid of his nuclear weapons – and that he's doing so because of the president's "global pressure campaign" to isolate North Korea economically and diplomatically. It was all part of Pompeo's busy first full day on the job, already overseas and meeting with European a..