Tokyo: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo left Tokyo for Pyongyang on Sunday after pledging that the US will coordinate with allies Japan and South Korea on efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.Also Read - India's Schedule at Tokyo Olympics 2020, Day 3: All You Need to Know

On the eve of his fourth visit to North Korea, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Saturday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Also Read - BTS Army Feels Proud After K-Pop Group Featured in South Korea's National Icons At Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony

America’s top diplomat is trying to unify the countries’ positions as he looks to arrange the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and chart a path toward denuclearization. Also Read - International Flights: Japan Airlines Announces Services Between India And Japan For August 2021 | Full Schedule Here

Japan has been wary of Trump’s initiative, fearing it could affect its long-standing security relationship with the US.

Pompeo said it was important to hear from the Japanese leader “so we have a fully coordinated and unified view”.