May 2, 2020 / 9:43 PM / a month ago

Trump says glad to see North Korea's Kim 'back, and well!'

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump departs on travel to the Camp David presidential retreat from the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 1, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday responded to reports of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s reappearance in public with a tweet saying, “I, for one, am glad to see he is back, and well!”

After weeks of intense speculation about Kim’s health, North Korea’s state media said on Saturday he had attended the completion of a fertilizer plant north of Pyongyang on Friday, the first report of his appearance since April 11.

Reporting by Makini Brice and David Brunnstrom; Editing by Alistair Bell

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