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More than a month after the Kim-Trump summit, no concrete progress has been reported and North Korea has complained the Americans are making unilateral demands.
After a historic summit in Singapore last month between Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, 16 North Korean players are taking part in the ITTF Korea Open tournament in Daejeon.
US President Donald Trump releases 'very nice' letter he received from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
In the letter Kim describes his June 12 summit with Trump in Singapore, and the resulting joint statement agreed by both sides, as the 'start of a meaningful journey.'
It is the first time US secretary Mike Pompeo has visited North Korea since a summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in Singapore.
However, Pompeo wrapped up two days of talks with senior North Korean officials without meeting Kim Jong Un.
Since meeting Kim in Singapore last month Trump has been bullish about hopes for peace, boasting that the threat of nuclear war is over.
Kim paid a visit to a sugar plantation in Sindo county in the North Pyongan province, which borders China's Liaoning province, official news agency KCNA reported.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed at an historic summit in April to jointly participate in international sports events.
The statement comes days after Donald Trump bosted the success of the Singapore summit on Twitter.
Trump's remarks come less than a fortnight after he had a historic meeting in Singapore with Kim Jong-un during which the North Korean leader agreed to denuclearisation.
The Russian leader has also invited North Korea's Kim Jong Un to the event, as well as the leaders of China and Japan.
Kim Jong Un has pledged to make the economy in North Korea a priority after he announced the achievement of a long-held ambition to develop nuclear weapons.
The North Korean leader made his first foreign trip to China in March to meet Xi in Beijing, as per the report.
The US and North Korean leaders agreed to the repatriations during their historic June 12 summit in Singapore.
This will be Pompeo's third visit to North Korea and the fourth meeting with the N.Korean leader Kim Jong Un.