August 23, 2018. Good news on North Korean Front: Washington DC, Department of State. U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo announced this morning that Steve Biegun was appointed as the special representative for North Korea.
“Steve will direct U.S. policy towards North Korea and lead our efforts to achieve President Trump’s goal of the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea, as agreed to by Chairman Kim Jong-un”, he said during the press conference at the Department of State.
Michael Pompeo emphasized the importance of using diplomacy to “resolve the North Korean security threat once and for all” and expressed his confidence in qualifications of Steve Biegun because of his “extensive experience in foreign policy and in tough negotiating settings”.
Source of information – US Department of State – https://www.state.gov,