Trump orders Pompeo to delay nuclear North Korea talks due to lack of progress
Topstoriesonline - trump Pompeo delay nuclear North Korea talks lack of progress Donald Trump has directed the secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, to delay a planned trip to North Korea, the president tweeted on Friday, “because I feel we are not making sufficient progress with respect to the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula”
Trump said some of the blame for a lack of progress in talks with Pyongyang rested with China, “because of our much tougher Trading stance”
Trump’s imposition of tariffs on steel and other imports has touched off an intensifying trade war with Beijing.
On Friday, the president added: “I do not believe they are helping with the process of denuclearization as they once were (despite the UN Sanctions which are in place).
“Secretary Pompeo looks forward to going to North Korea in the near future, most likely after our Trading relationship with China is resolved.”
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