Kim Yong Chol

North Korean official Kim Yong Chol, right, prepares to leave the Beijing International Airport in Beijing Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.
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January 18, 2019 - 10:16 am
By Matthew Lee and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is to meet former North Korean spy chief Kim Yong Chol on Friday for talks aimed at finalizing a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The State Department...
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North Korea's lead negotiator in nuclear talks with the US, Kim Yong Chol, arrived in Washington Thursday, just hours after President Donald Trump rolled out a new missile defense strategy that appears to contradict his own claim that Pyongyang is no long
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January 17, 2019 - 8:32 pm
By Zachary Cohen, CNN (CNN) -- North Korea's lead negotiator in nuclear talks with the US, Kim Yong Chol, arrived in Washington Thursday, just hours after President Donald Trump rolled out a new missile defense strategy that appears to contradict his own claim that Pyongyang is no longer a nuclear...
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President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
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June 07, 2018 - 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the North Korea summit (all times local): 5:30 p.m. President Donald Trump will send his top diplomat to South Korea and China to brief other Asian nations after Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The State Department says...
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President Donald Trump talks with Kim Yong Chol
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June 01, 2018 - 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.-North Korea summit is back on track, President Donald Trump announced Friday, ending weeks of uncertainty about his historic meeting with Kim Jong Un to discuss ending the North Korean leader's nuclear program. Trump made the announcement, just a week after he had said he...
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Kim Yong Chol walks out of a building after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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June 01, 2018 - 8:12 am
By Calvin Woodward, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A North Korean envoy is coming to Washington bearing a letter for President Donald Trump from Kim Jong Un. This has been going on for days. Like in the old days. Kim Yong Chol was spotted Wednesday at Beijing's airport, where he boarded a...
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Kim Yong Chol and Mike Pompeo
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May 31, 2018 - 1:07 pm
By Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's meetings Thursday with a top North Korean official ended more than two hours earlier than expected because the talks "went well" and "made progress" in salvaging an on-again, off-again summit between...
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Kim Chang Son
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May 30, 2018 - 1:16 pm
By Christopher Bodeen and Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean official headed to New York on Wednesday for talks aimed at salvaging a summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump on the future of Kim's nuclear program, in the North's highest-level mission to...
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Kim Yong Chol
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May 29, 2018 - 11:53 am
By Catherine Lucey and Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that a top North Korean official is headed to New York for talks attempting to salvage an upcoming summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as diplomatic efforts also...
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