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The People's Republic of China had repeatedly insisted upon enforcing UN-approved sanctions against North Korea and promised punishment to any Chinese company which was caught breaking the sanctions.

Japan is reportedly seeking foreign ministers talks with North Korea amid working-level talks between Washington and Pyongyang ahead of their potential summit.

He added: "One major difference is that the current process is a top-down process where Trump himself personally makes the decision "we will do the summit", "we will not do the summit"; and that kind of process may deliver extremely significant outcomes, but at the same time I think that there is a high risk that it would also lead to disastrous outcomes".

Trump pointed out that Washington would like to see North Korean denuclearization take place "as quickly as practicable".

Kim Yong Chol, the former military intelligence chief and one of the North Korean leader's closest aides, landed midafternoon Wednesday on an Air China flight from Beijing. "Our secretary of state is having very good meetings".

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Pompeo talks with Kim Yong Chol - the most critical of three tracks of negotiations now taking place between the two governments in the USA, in the heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zone, and in Singapore - are aimed at determining whether a meeting between Trump and Kim Jong Un, originally scheduled for June 12 but later cancelled by Trump, can be restored.

United Nations sanctions on the North limit energy trade and ban offshore transfers of goods to North Korean ships as part of global efforts to pressure Pyongyang into giving up its nuclear weapons.

He said the North is very likely to open up and reform, as its leader Kim Jong-un has consistently maintained the policy of protecting and expanding the market over the six years since his inauguration and has basically completed the agricultural reforms.

Commenting the meeting on Twitter, Mr Pompeo said: "Good working dinner with Kim Yong Chol in NY tonight".

While the Central Committee's statement served to cushion possible "psychological unrest" among citizens, it also included phrasing to indicate that the North has not abandoned its nuclear power ambitions, the source said.

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