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Trump: I’d Meet with Kim Jong Un ‘If Appropriate’

President Donald Trump said on Monday that he would be open to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. “If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honored to do it,” Trump told Bloomberg in an interview. “If it’s under the, again, under the right circumstances. But I would do that.” In recent months, North Korea has been testing missiles and rockets in order to accelerate the development of its nuclear program, in defiance of international law. “Most political people would never say that,” Trump said. “But I’m telling you under the right circumstances I would meet with him. We have breaking news.” In an interview with CBS earlier Monday, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said he could not see a Trump-Kim meeting happening “right now.”