South Korean foreign minister to meet Ivanka Trump after Tillerson fired

Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump blows up meeting after Pelosi 'cover up' remarks Trump adviser expected to leave White House, join Juul Cohen says Trump attorney told him to say Trump Tower talks ended earlier than they did MORE will meet with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha when she visits the U.S. following the abrupt ousting of secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonTillerson meets with House Foreign Affairs Committee Overnight Defense: Trump rails against media coverage | Calls reporting on Iran tensions 'highly inaccurate' | GOP senator blocking Trump pick for Turkey ambassador | Defense bill markup next week Trump frustrated with advisers over Iran, wants to speak to leaders in Tehran: report MORE.

Foreign Ministry apokesman Noh Kyu-duk confirmed Thursday that Trump, a White House adviser, would meet with Kang, KBS World Radio reported.

The purpose and exact date of the meeting are not yet clear.

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Kang is also expected to meet with Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanAmash storm hits Capitol Hill Debate with Donald Trump? Just say no Ex-Trump adviser says GOP needs a better health-care message for 2020 MORE (R-Wis.) during her visit.

It was previously reported that Kang would meet with Tillerson to discuss talks with North Korea, among other issues, but Tillerson was ousted earlier this week from his role.

Trump said earlier this week he made the decision to oust Tillerson on his own and that Tillerson would be "much happier now."

Trump has nominated CIA Director Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoFeinstein, Iranian foreign minister had dinner amid tensions: report Pentagon to present White House with plans to deploy up to 10K troops to Middle East: report Senate panel rejects requiring Congress sign off before Iran strike MORE to replace Tillerson. Trump said he and Pompeo are "always on the same wavelength."