Tillerson Firing Puts Korean FM's Washington Visit in Limbo

  • Arirang News

    March 14, 2018 08:36

    Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha's imminent visit to Washington is now in doubt after the sudden dismissal of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday.

    Kang was scheduled to meet Tillerson and discuss preparations for the upcoming summits between their presidents and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

    But in a bombshell announcement on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump said he is replacing Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

    A ministry official says the ministry will make a final decision on the trip after consultation with the U.S.

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