Trump Letter Delivered to Kim; N. Korea 'Alarmed' at Sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is wrapping up his Southeast Asia tour in Jakarta, but North Korea again is capturing much of the attention. Pompeo arrived in Jakarta on Saturday from Singapore, where there were mixed messages on relations between the U.S. and North Korea amid talks over denuclearization. On the plane to Jakarta, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters Pompeo and North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho had approached each other during the "family photo" session and had shaken hands.  Pompeo said, "We should talk again soon," to which Ri responded, "I agree. There are many productive conversations to be had." After that, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim delivered to Ri a letter from President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The contents of the letter were not disclosed. A senior U.S. administration official said the brief encounter between Pompeo and...


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