Trump Says “Would Be Honored” To Meet Kim Jong Un
Donald Trump is yet again in the news for the wrong reasons *sigh*.
In his latest comments, this time to Bloomberg, Trump said he “would be honored to” meet the young North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, even while the nation continues to ponder over how big a threat the closed communist nation is, not just to its Asian neighbors but also to the U.S.
Trump made his comments to Bloomberg adding that he would meet with the ‘Supreme Leader’, “under the right circumstances.” Trump continued saying that, “If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honored to do it. Most political people would never say that, but I’m telling you under the right circumstances I would meet with him. We have breaking news.”
Trump hasn’t hidden, in the past, the fact that he respects the young Korean leader and admires the fact that at such a young age he has managed to run such an enigmatic country, surrounded by powerful Army Generals, facing constant internal opposition.
Last year, Thae Yong Ho, a former North Korean diplomat in an interview with CNN said that the North Korean President would most likely be willing to arrange such a meeting with the new administration, hoping to establish a friendly relationship with the White House. But with the recent missile tests, relationships between the two countries seem unlikely to change.
During the daily White House Briefing, Sean Spicer made it clear that the administration would have “to see [North Korea’s] provocative behavior ratcheted down immediately,” however adding that he didn’t think this would be “happening any time soon.” Further more, the press secretary, on Trump’s use of the word “honored” for a potential meet between him and Kim Jong Un, defended the President, referring to the fact that “he is still the head of state. So there’s a diplomatic piece to this. The bottom line is the president is going to do what he has to do.”
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