Pompeo hopes NKorea’s Kim chooses ‘peace and prosperity over conflict and war’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (File photo: Reuters)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday he hoped North Korea would “choose peace” after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country would continue developing nuclear programs and introduce a “new strategic weapon” in the near future.

“So, seeing that reporting publicly, it remains the case that we hope that Chairman Kim will take a different course,” Pompeo told Fox News in an interview. “We’re hopeful that ... Chairman Kim will make the right decision - he’ll choose peace and prosperity over conflict and war,” Pompeo said.

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