May 16, 2018 - World

Pompeo spoke with South Korean counterpart after Kim's summit threat

Pompeo and Kang Kyung-wha. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha last night, a State Department official tells Axios.

Why it matters: This comes after the North Koreans threatened to upend the Trump-Kim summit, scheduled for June 12th, over joint U.S.-South Korea military drills. The administration has said they'll continue to prepare for the summit.

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