"For the U.S., Nikki Haley is remarkable".
The other key priority for the Trump administration will be the fight against terrorism.
"But of course, this will nearly [certainly] figure in every conversation that leaders have here during the next week", a senior European diplomat said. "Reforms can not side step issues related to governance of UN bodies", India's Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaruddin told reporters at a news conference last week.
President Trump's injudicious comments have put a smile on Mr. Kim's face just as surely as they have dispirited South Korean president Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
In office since January, this will be Trump's first U.N. General Assembly gathering, but as a native New Yorker, he is returning home, albeit for only the second time since his inauguration.
"The president realizes that the best policy comes from bipartisan discussions", she said of a recent conversation she had with the president.
Major European powers that support the pact have said it can not be renegotiated.
The week of General Assembly, Security Council and other meetings is expected to be dominated by concern about North Korea, Iran and Myanmar. "[We] really spent a lot of time visiting about what our expectations were for tax reform".More news: Women twice as likely as men to lack interest in sex
Then on Tuesday, Trump will deliver his much awaited speech to the U.N. General Assembly.
Current tensions with North Korea are expected to be a huge point of discussion during Trump's United Nations visit as the administration is increasingly showing signs that it wants to take military action against the Hermit Kingdom.
He also suggested that the USA was paying more than its fair share to keep the New York-based world body operational.
That Haley has already read a draft of the speech, suggests Trump may be more scripted than usual.
Trump met Monday with French president Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings.
Despite two rounds of sanctions, North Korea has signaled it won't give up its nuclear ambitions. China and Russia, North Korea's only big allies left in the world, have voted for more action against the hermit kingdom.
"I do think that it's still going to be strong and have an impact because you've got two very strong foreign ministers from Russian Federation and China that are going to be there", Haley said Friday.
Haley has made her mark also by fighting what she describes as United Nations anti-Israel bias, pushing for United Nations reform amid Trump's call to slash US funding, accusing Iran of meddling in the Middle East and challenging Russian Federation over Ukraine and its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
But Gary Cohn, one of Trump's top economic advisers, reiterated during a meeting with energy ministers that Trump will proceed with the withdrawal plan unless terms more favourable to the US can be negotiated, said a senior White House official.