Details to follow. Whatever it might contain, today’s meeting is seen as a diplomatic coup and one which some feel legitimises the Kim dictatorship in North Korea. What we do know is who was at the working lunch and what they ate. US Secretary of State Pompeo, White House Chief of Staff Kelly and National Security Advisor Bolton. From the North Korean delegation was the Vice Chairman of the Central Committee Kim Yong Chol, minister of foreign affairs Ri Yong Ho, and minister of the People’s Armed Forces No Kwang Chol. They ate prawn cocktail, avocado salad, and octopus to start. Main course was either short rib, sweet and sour pork, or cod. Chocolate tart and vanilla ice cream for pudding.
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