"I think the timing will be announced at an appropriate point by the State Department", he said, adding that the USA sides expects Pompeo to meet with the DPRK's top leader Kim Jong-un.
Ahmad Khatami also told worshippers attending Eid prayers in Tehran that President Donald Trump's offer of talks with Iranian leaders was unacceptable as the us leader wanted Tehran to concede on its missile programme and regional influence. "I have very good personal relations with Chairman Kim, and I think that's what holds it together".
USA officials are concerned that not only Russian Federation but also China, Iran and North Korea will try to meddle in this fall's midterm elections, national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday. They pointed out that North Korea did not provide an inventory of its nuclear weapons programs, nor did it offer any system to verify any dismantling of those programs - points that the United Nations agency also made.
Trump said he believed Pyongyang had taken specific denuclearization steps as promised in the June 12 joint statement in which North Korea committed to the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".
North Korea and China have yet to issue an official announcement, but North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has already visited China three times this year and invited Xi to pay a reciprocal visit. It's been a moment of relative stability on the Korean Peninsula even though there are no signs that North Korea has actually taken steps to abandon its nuclear weapons program. 88-year-old South Korean Kim Byung-oh said of his 81-year-old sister from North Korea, Kim Sun Ok.
In the interview, Trump pointed to North Korea's suspension of nuclear and ballistic missile testing and took credit for making it happen.
Ahn traveled north to meet her nephew, saying, "I should go see him before I die".
When pressed on further details Trump refused to offer more information.
Some sectors "have made remarkable leaps forward in recent years" Kim said according to the official Korean Central News Agency, "but the public health sector has never done so and become more and more passive".
He also pointed to North Korea's pre-summit handover of three American detainees.
With Trump's raising of a second summit with Kim, September is poised to be filled with major diplomatic events, starting with Pompeo's visit to Pyongyang, possibly before Sept. 9, followed by Chinese President Xi Jinping's expected visit there for the North's founding anniversary. "They know if they harm this country and this state in the slightest way, the United States and its main ally in the region, the Zionist regime (Israel), would be targeted", Khatami said.