"It will not be there, no", he replied, when asked by a reporter if the summit would be held at the DMZ, which emerged as a possible candidate for the North Korea-U.S. meeting after the inter-Korean summit on April 27. But the island nation was favored by most of his advisers.
Pompeo was the head of the Central Intelligence Agency for 15 months prior to being sworn in as Secretary of State on April 26. Pompeo returned overnight with three captive Americans during his most recent trip.
How should the United States respond to North Korea's rapidly advancing nuclear capabilities? "We saw them in ways we had never seen before".
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has pushed for Panmunjom, one reason Trump considered it.
"The DPRK will, also in the future, promote close contacts and dialogue with the neighbouring countries and the global society so as to safeguard peace and stability on the Korean peninsula and over the globe", it said.
More than 30,000 North Koreans have fled to South Korea since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War, according to the South Korean government.
North Korea has yet to publicly comment on the matter.
North Korean foreign ministry statement also suggested that the government might be more open to such worldwide ties.
"We had good conversations, conversations that involve deep complex problems, challenges, strategic decisions that chairman Kim has before him", Pompeo said.
"But we got, up front, our people home".
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Most analysts have concluded that North Korea has about a dozen weapons and has ballistic missiles capable of reaching USA cities. As Trump acknowledged in another tweet, the Korea opening was in part facilitated by neighboring China, which joined other members of the UN Security Council in tightening economic sanctions against the Kim regime in spite of Beijing's long trading and political relationship with Pyongyang.
He says, "We have no illusions about that".
A combination photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and U.S. president Donald Trump.
Pompeo flew to Pyongyang for talks and to recover three released American detainees, and now a summit date has been set for June 12 in Singapore.
Spokesman Yoon Young-chan also called upon the North to release six South Koreans it has in prison. They said they didn't know where they were headed to until they reached the South Korean Embassy in Malaysia and that they wish to see their parents again. Kim Dong Chul had been in custody since late 2015. The group is expected to disembark the plane together.
The former prisoners arrived at Joint Base Andrews near Washington early in the morning. They later gave the president a round of applause. The White House said the men are in good health and undergoing medical evaluations at Walter Reed Hospital. And there Trump is gambling he'll be able to set the adversaries on a path toward dismantling North Korea's nuclear program, the likes of which has eluded USA presidents for decades.
Critics say Mr. Trump sometimes focuses on bold gestures first - and fallout later. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, are also awaiting the arrival of the former detainees. They will then be transported to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for further evaluation and medical treatment.
As they got off the plane, they were in great spirits though clearly exhausted. North Korea quickly claimed they were kidnapped, however, this was widely dismissed on the outside as propaganda.
But Libya's program was not almost as advanced as North Korea and the country had not already stockpiled weapons.
Abe congratulated their release as Pyongyang's forward-looking step ahead of its summit with the USA, but stressed that many Japanese are still stuck in North Korea. Warmbier's death escalated U.S. The North says eight others died, but Japanese officials and their families say that can not be trusted.