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U.S. seeks to assuage Asian allies after North Korea summit

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U.S. seeks to assuage Asian allies after North Korea summit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, meeting in Seoul with top South Korean and Japanese diplomats, put a more sober spin on several moves by Trump after his summit with Kim in Singapore fueled unease in Washington, Tokyo and Seoul. He said Trump's curious claim that the North's nuclear threat was “over” was issued with “eyes wide open,” and brushed off a North Korean state media report suggesting Trump would grant concessions even before the North fully rids itself of nuclear weapons.