December 01, 2023

In New Year’s speech, Kim Jong Un says he’s ready to meet Trump “at any time”

DPRK leader hails diplomatic, economic progress in annual address

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a broadcast Tuesday said he is willing to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump at any time, while stressing that Pyongyang seeks corresponding measures from Washington.

Speaking in a televised 2019 New Year Address broadcast on state network Korean Central Television (KCTV) at 0900 KST, the DPRK leader stressed he hoped to “build a new relationship” between the DPRK and U.S.