US appoints Stephen Biegun as special envoy to North Korea
Washington, Aug 24 (IBNS): The United States on Friday appointed Stephen Biegun to be the new special envoy for North Korea.
US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said his aim will be to establish denuclearization of DPRK.
Pompeo said he felt excited announcing the new appointment.
"Excited to announce that Steve Biegun is joining our team as the Special Representative for #NorthKorea. He'll lead our efforts to achieve @POTUS' goal of final, fully-verified denuclearization of DPRK, as agreed to by Chairman Kim," Pompeo tweeted.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump met this year in Singapore.
Image: Secretary Pompeo Twitter page