WASHINGTON, June 14 (Bernama) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Washington was hopeful that major nuclear disarmament on the Korean Peninsula could be achieved in the next two and a half years, reported Xinhua.
According to a US State Department release on Wednesday, Pompeo made the remarks while speaking to the travelling press in Seoul on Wednesday.
"We're hopeful that we can achieve that in the next ...two and a half years," Pompeo was quoted saying in the release when asked if the United States would like to accomplish major nuclear disarmament before President Donald Trump's first term, which will end in January, 2021.
"We're hopeful we get it done. There's a lot of work left to do," said the top US diplomat without going into details about what "major disarmament" refers to.
Pompeo was on a two-day visit to South Korea, where he was expected to meet with senior South Korean and Japanese officials.....