Official: Pompeo Returned to Washington to Discuss Iran, North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a joint news conference with Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt (unseen) at the Foreign Office in central London, Wednesday. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via Reuters)

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had initially decided to cut short a European trip and return to Washington for meetings on Iran, a senior State Department official said on Thursday.

But after South Korea announced North Korea had launched two short-range missiles, North Korea will also be discussed, the official said.