North Korean general arrives in New York to speak to Mike Pompeo ahead of possible Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

A high-ranking North Korean official arrived in New York on Wednesday after flying in from Beijing to hold talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, as both sides accelerate the pace of preparations for a possible summit between their leaders.
Kim Yong-chol – a vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea who has the rank of general – is the highest-ranking North Korean official to visit the United States in almost two decades. His arrival at…