Pompeo Describes What Kim Jong Un Is Like In Person

Julia Nista General Assignment Reporter
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described what North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is like in person during an interview on Fox News Sunday.


Pompeo described conversations with Kim Jong Un as “professional.”

“He knows his brief, he knows what he is trying to achieve for the North Korean people, he’s able to deal with complexity when the conversation requires it,” Pompeo said.

The Secretary of State also noted that Kim Jong Un pays attention to Western media, saying, “He does follow the Western press. He will probably watch this show at some point. He’s paying attention to things that the world is saying.”

Pompeo also noted that Kim Jong Un is preparing with his team for the summit with President Trump on June 12.

On whether or not Pompeo discussed President Trump’s insults such as nicknames like “Little Rocket Man” with the North Korean dictator, Pompeo said, “No, we didn’t cover that.”

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