An envoy for North Korea on Monday dismissed Donald Trump’s recent comment that he would be willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to discuss nuclear weapons.
“It is up to the decision of my Supreme Leader whether he decides to meet or not, but I think his (Trump’s) idea or talk is nonsense,” So Se Pyong, the ambassador to the United Nations for North Korea, told Reuters.
“It’s for utilization of the presidential election, that’s all. A kind of a propaganda or advertisement,” he added. “This is useless, just a gesture for the presidential election.”
Trump told Reuters last week that he would meet with Kim Jong Un.
“I would speak to him, I would have no problem speaking to him,” the Republican presidential candidate said.