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Pompeo to head to Pyongyang for weekend talks with North Korean leader

Pompeo to head to Pyongyang for weekend talks with North Korean leader
FILE PHOTO - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Singapore August 4, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su   -   Copyright  EDGAR SU(Reuters)
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Pyongyang on Saturday for denuclearization talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the State Department said on Tuesday.

Pompeo will also travel to Japan, South Korea and China from Oct. 6-8, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters.

(Reporting by Lesley Wroughton; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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