The top diplomats of South Korea and the U.S.
talked over the phone this morning to update each other on recent progress… and discuss
strategies for North Korea’s denuclearization and creating permanent peace on the Korean
Peninsula. This is their fourth discussion since the
June 12th North Korea-U.S. summit. South Korea’s foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha
shared the results of the Seoul-Moscow summit and progress in inter-Korean relations. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo explained
Washington’s plans in preparing for follow-up negotiations with Pyongyang. They agreed now is a critical time in pushing
for North Korea’s denuclearization… and promised work together at both a high-level
and at a working-level.