Sep 21, 2017

South Korea's president: North Korea is "deplorable"

Moon Jae-in addresses a plenary session titled "The Russian Far East: Creating a New Reality" in Russia this September. Photo: Valery Sharifulin / TASS News Agency Pool Photo via AP

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in called out North Korea's "deplorable" provocations before a meeting with Trump today at the UN, noting he is "very satisfied" with the U.S. response to North Korea. "The U.S. has responded firmly and in a very good way," he said.

Trump said he was "very happy" Moon used the world "deplorable" — the same word Hillary Clinton used to describe Trump supporters during the election.

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