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Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would be open to direct talks with Kim Jong Un, in order to influence the North Korean leader to halt his countries' nuclear weapons program.
"I would speak to (Kim Jong Un), I would have no problem speaking to him," Trump told Reuters in New York, implying he would use dialogue to "talk some sense" into the North Korean leader.