Pompeo was in Seoul on Wednesday to brief South Korean officials on the summit.
SEOUL – The United States hopes to achieve “major disarmament” by North Korea within the next two-and-a-half years, U. S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, speaking the day after President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim John Un for a historic summit. Trump and Kim met in Singapore on Tuesday and reached a short agreement that reaffirmed the North’s commitment to “work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,” but provided no details on when Pyongyang would give up nuclear arms or how that might be verified.

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