President Trump says he’s open to meeting with North Korea’s controversial leader Joe Raedle/Getty Images
WEST PALM BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 17: President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport to spend part of the weekend at Mar-a-Lago resort on February 17, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida. President Trump is scheduled to have a campaign rally in Melbourne, FL tomorrow. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

On Saturday, President Trump invited President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte to the White House amid a “very friendly” phone call with the controversial leader.

Only a few days after the news, Trump revealed in a Monday interview with Bloomberg News that he would be willing to meet with another controversial figure: North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

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The president explained that he would meet with the North Korean leader if he absolutely needed to.

“If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely. I would be honored to do it,” he said. “If it?s under the, again, under the right circumstances. But I would do that.”

The dictator has not met with any world leader since assuming leadership in 2011.

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