"The North Koreans have good reason to be alarmed by what Trump meant as assurances but what came across as a threat to "decimate" their country if it didn't surrender its nuclear arms".
Pompeo told the House Foreign Affairs Committee in prepared testimony on Wednesday that a "bad deal" is not an option. "But we're talking right now". "If the right deal is not on the table, we will respectfully walk away".
President Trump on Wednesday said "we will know next week" whether the intended meeting with North Korea will take place June 12, after casting doubt on whether the Singapore summit would happen as planned.
Trump made it clear on Thursday, however, that the summit could still happen despite the saber-rattling between the two leaders.
The confusion over the Trump administration's bargaining position has raised anxieties among Washington's regional allies, who are concerned the United States president might concede too much in his eagerness to call the meeting a success, or resort to military action if the talks collapse. On his most recent trip, he brought back three Americans who had been held by North Korea.
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A former North Korean negotiator, Kim Kye-kwan, had rejected that approach last week, issuing a statement warning: "If the United States is trying to drive us into a corner to force our unilateral nuclear abandonment, we will no longer be interested in such dialogue and can not but reconsider our proceeding to the ... summit".
Talks between the Koreas will likely resume after Friday, once Max Thunder finishes, said Moon's media secretary, Yoon Young-chan.
Those remarks came days after North Korea threatened to pull out of the summit altogether if the USA continued to demand the "unilateral" surrender of its nuclear weapons.
"We're not very far along".
"We really hope that all sides, especially the United States and North Korea, can seize the opportunity, meet each other halfway, and resolve in a balanced way each other's concerns", Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang told a regular news briefing.
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Committee members repeatedly asked Pompeo about Americans held in Iran.
Pompeo said Turkey should stay in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation but that it "should act in a way consistent with what we try to achieve in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation".
Meeks accused Pompeo of neglecting the issue now that he is secretary of state, and of treating Clinton, who lost to Trump in the 2016 presidential election, "with venom" as he accused her of not caring about diplomats' safety.
"No you should not conclude that", Pompeo said, raising his voice and saying his first state briefing was on security.
Pompeo says previous USA administrations had been "fooled before and we can't permit that to happen again".
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