>> The White House on Friday said President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet for a second summit near the end of February as the US pursues a deal to eliminate Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal.>> The United States is gonna continue to keep pressure and sanctions on North Korea until we see fully and verify denuclearization.
>> The word coming after US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, welcomed North Korea's Kim Yong-chol to Washington on Friday, and after Kim met Trump at the White House. Asia Policy Reporter David Brunnstrom.>> Kim Yong-chol is a very important player on the North Korean side, he's a former intelligence chief and he's consider be extremely close, a right-hand man if you will to North Korea leader Kim Jong-un.
>> The state department said that Pompeo had a quote good discussion with Kim Yong-choi but gave no specifics. The North Korean nuclear envoy could have his work cut out for him. He arrived in the US on the same day that Trump unveiled a revamped missile defense strategy, which called North Korea a quote extraordinary threat.
Trump held his first summit with Kim in Singapore seven months ago. Although critics say he's got little to show for the meeting, with no agreement on how or when North Korea will give up its nuclear arsenal.>> From the United States' point of view, denuclearization means North Korea giving up all of its nuclear weapons.
North Korea, on the other hand, wants to see a removal of any nuclear-capable US assets in range of North Korea and that seems to be something of a non-starter from the US point of view.>> Pyongyang has stopped testing nuclear bombs and missiles.