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Trump admin still hopeful for North Korea denuclearization

A senior State Department official on Thursday expressed optimism that the denuclearization of North Korea could be achieved during President Donald Trump's first term, despite the lack of progress during the recent Hanoi summit and expert assertions to the contrary.

Takeaways from the Trump-Kim Hanoi summit

President Donald Trump arrived in Hanoi eager to demonstrate progress in his high-wire diplomacy with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, confident that his personal touch could bring Kim closer to abandoning his nuclear weapons.

Trump dines with Kim as world waits on potential deal

President Donald Trump embarked Wednesday on another round of high-stakes nuclear diplomacy with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, a follow-up encounter that officials in the US and across Asia are watching with trepidation as the President works to convert pers

High-level US-North Korea meeting postponed without reason

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's Thursday meeting with a key aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been postponed, the State Department said, a potential setback in the seemingly stalled talks between Washington and Pyongyang.

Trump open to meeting North Korea's Kim again

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday that President Donald Trump is open to another meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un despite national security adviser John Bolton's assertion that the US is still waiting for Pyongyang to take steps toward denuclearization.

North Korea holds military parade without ICBMs

North Korea celebrated its national day with a series of massive spectacles glorifying 70 years of rule by the Kim dynasty Sunday, but held back on any mention of its nuclear weapons program -- a possible signal of support for Pyongyang's ongoing negotiations with the United States.

Trump asks Pompeo to delay North Korea trip

Citing insufficient progress on the issue of denuclearization, President Donald Trump nixed plans for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to make what would have been his fourth visit to North Korea Friday, canceling next week's trip just one day after it was announced by Pompeo.

Pompeo says North Korea will decide denuclearization timeline

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said North Korea is "of course" closer to denuclearization, but he acknowledged it will take some time before that happens and said the schedule for divesting the country of its missiles and weapons would be set by Kim Jong Un.

Trump confident North Korea is committed to de-nuking

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said getting North Korea to dismantle its nuclear and missile programs will be a "decades long challenge," as President Donald Trump said Monday he remains confident Kim Jong Un will follow through on his pledges to do so.

US, North Korean officials met Sunday

A team of US officials led by envoy Sung Kim met with North Korean officials Sunday at Panmunjom, the border village between North and South Korea in the demilitarized zone, senior State Department officials told CNN.