October 31, 2020

Donald Trump says he’s open to direct talks with Kim Jong Un

Trump presidency could put Washington 'out of joint' with Seoul, one observer says

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.