Mike Pompeo sees 'real progress' toward eliminating North Korea's nukes

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday he made “real progress” on his visit to North Korea and now believes the goal of verifiable denuclearization is within reach.

“While there’s still a long way to go and much work to do, we can now see a path to where we’ll achieve the ultimate goal, which is the full and final verified denuclearization of North Korea,” Mr. Pompeo told reporters.

He made the comments at the White House after a lunch with President Trump.

Mr. Pompeo said he would announce “in short order” a second summit between Mr. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, following up on their breakthrough spring meeting in Singapore.

Mr. Trump told reporters of the second summit, “we’re setting that up right now.” He said they are discussing three or four possible sites.

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