Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter spoke about trying to go to DPRK for talks as envoy from the current American leader is Donald trump. He said this in an interview with The New York Times.
According to 93-year-old Carter, he could go to Pyongyang to “to help dissipate the growing tension.” The former head of state explained that he had discussed a possible visit with trump’s assistant for national security Herbert McMaster, but received a negative response.
Carter is confident that Kim Jong — UN is “unpredictable leader”, which may be in response to threats to trump “doing something proactive” using nuclear weapons. “We greatly overestimated China’s influence on North Korea. Kim, as far as I know, never been to China, and they do not have each other nothing. [Father, Kim Jong-UN] Kim Jong-Il went to China and was very close to Beijing,” he added.
As the newspaper notes, in the mid 90-ies Carter had flown into the DPRK envoy from President bill Clinton. In particular, when he entered into an agreement with North Korean leader Kim Il Sung on the exit of the first nuclear crisis.
Jimmy Carter — 39th U.S. President (held the presidency from 1977 to 1981), the representative of the Democratic party. According to The New York Times, in one of his tweets, trump called Carter “the worst President in the history of the United States.”