Trump scraps Pompeo trip to North Korea, citing stalled nuclear diplomacy

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walks into the Park Hwa Guest House following a meeting with Kim Yong Chol, a North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief in Pyongyang, North Korea July 6, 2018. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday abruptly canceled his top diplomat’s planned trip to North Korea, publicly acknowledging for the first time that his effort to get Pyongyang to denuclearize had stalled since his summit with North Korea’s leader. Trump partly blamed China for the lack of progress with North Korea and […]

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