US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media at the State Department in Washington in August. Photo: Reuters

US hoping for North Korea nuclear talks in days or weeks, Mike Pompeo says

  • US secretary of state says despite those short-range tests, Kim has not violated the commitments he made to Trump
  • Pyongyang’s recent missile tests have complicated negotiations, which have stalled since February summit
Topic |   North Korea

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media at the State Department in Washington in August. Photo: Reuters
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Former detainees Kim Dong-chul (centre), Kim Hak-song (behind) and Tony Kim (left) at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland in May 2018 after they were freed by North Korea. Photo: AFP

Ex-North Korea prisoner Kim Dong-chul says he was a CIA spy

  • The South Korean-born US citizen claims he sought out nuclear secrets and used a concealed wristwatch camera
  • Kim was one of three American detainees freed by Pyongyang in May 2018
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Former detainees Kim Dong-chul (centre), Kim Hak-song (behind) and Tony Kim (left) at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland in May 2018 after they were freed by North Korea. Photo: AFP
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