Trump is open to talks with North Korea

Missile Defense Agency

President Donald Trump refused to say whether he has spoken directly with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in an interview on Thursday, but said he "probably" has "a very good relationship" with the dictator.

"Without our attitude it would have never happened".

Lee said, "I explained the results of the South-North high-level talks to the USA side, and they expressed their understanding and support. I'm a very flexible person", Trump added.

"You'll see that a lot with me", he said. But Moon believes Trump's stern rhetoric and support for stricter sanctions - along with the ability to pressure foreign nations into hampering North Korea's nuclear quest - have helped the two countries reach the point once again where they could sit down and discuss important issues. "I'm not messing around - not even a little bit, not even 1 percent", Trump said. "I just don't want to comment".

Trump has been of late more open, on more than one occasion, to having a dialogue with North Korea.

North Korea has yet to comment on the South's offer, which is in the spirit of the original deal and even goes beyond it.


Roh was a member of the South Korean delegation at the meeting, after which North Korea agreed to send a delegation to PyeongChang 2018, the first Winter Olympics to be held in South Korea. "A lot of good energy", Trump said at the news conference.

On January 10, the White House cited Trump's willingness to hold talks "at the appropriate time, under the right circumstances" with Pyongyang.

Meanwhile, South Korea has already made headway to ensure it hosts the Winter Olympics without any diplomatic hiccups.

South China Morning Post reported that the pictures were taken before a New Year's speech by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in which he warned President Donald Trump about a "nuclear button" on his desk, while also offering to hold talks with Seoul.

"If the South Korean authorities really want detente and peace, they should first stop all the military acts they have waged with the U.S. against their brethren", Efe quoted an article in the Workers' Party of North Korea's newspaper Rodong Sinmun as saying.

Putin added that the ultimate goal of denuclearlization could to be reached "if all the participants of the talks, including North Koreans, will be assured that their safety is possible without nuclear weapons".

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