Secretary Pompeo Meets with Japanese Leaders in Tokyo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Taro Kono in Tokyo on October 6 to discuss the next steps on DPRK engagement.

They reaffirmed their mutual commitment to the final, fully verified denuclearization of the DPRK, and agreed that pressure must continue until the DPRK denuclearizes. Both sides affirmed the strength of the U.S.-Japan Alliance and vowed to continue working closely together to address common challenges in the Indo-Pacific.