"I'm a very flexible person", Trump added. When asked whether he has spoken directly with Kim, Trump declined to comment. "I'm not saying I have or I haven't".
"I think that this is possible in the long run no matter how hard it may seem", he went on, focusing on the settlement of the Korean peninsula's nuclear problem. "I just don't want to comment".
The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang next month have always been overshadowed by geopolitical tensions, with the North repeatedly test-firing missiles it says are capable of reaching the U.S. mainland, and detonating its most powerful nuclear device to date.
England line up Nigeria, Costa Rica for World Cup warm-ups
The Three Lions are drawn against Tunisia, Panama and Belgium in the first round of Russian Federation 2018. It is the fifth time Nigeria will be pitched against Argentina in the group stage of the World Cup.
Trump's statement came after both the leaders were recently been engaged in a war of words on Twitter. We are only 11 days into 2018, and Kim Jong Un is reportedly preparing another nuclear test. "And I know more about wedges than any human being that's lived".
His Twitter attacks on Kim, whom he has called "short and fat" and a maniac, are standard operating procedure on his part, he said.
Trump claimed that his ex-chief strategist "betrayed" him when he told author Michael Wolff that his son, Donald Trump Jr., was "unpatriotic" and "treasonous" for hosting a campaign meeting attended by several Russian operatives promising "dirt" on Hillary Clinton.
Failed pass turned 3-pointer nearly overlooked by National Basketball Association referees
Afterward, Popovich said he didn't even see the shot go in himself, but he argued in favor of his player. I had to do it quick because he was there for a couple seconds and I guess I threw it too hard.
It remains unclear whether these disclosures by people close to the internal deliberations were simply psychological warfare aimed at sowing strategy-changing fear within the North Korean leadership or reflected Trump's serious intent.However, the administration's debate on whether to put greater emphasis on strike plans has slowed because of the North-South contacts and February's Winter Olympics to be hosted by South Korea.
Russian Federation and China both advocate for a freeze-for-freeze plan that would see North Korea halt its testing of ballistic missiles and nuclear devices in return for The U.S.' freezing of joint military exercises.
Trump has always been trading insults with Jong-un over this issue.
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In this courtroom sketch, Mehmet Atilla, center, testifies during his trial on corruption charges in NY on December 15, 2017. He said that in 2012 the Iranian government gave him explicit directions to conduct these illegal transactions.