On Thursday Night, Us President Trump warned ,the possibility of a “major, major conflict” with North Korea, in an interview. Trump said he was also was seeking a diplomatic solution to concerns that Pyongyang was preparing to conduct another nuclear test.
In the interview to Reuters, Mr. Trump praised President Xi Jinping of China for his efforts to resolve the dispute over North Korea’s missile and nuclear weapons programs, but he cautioned that diplomatic efforts might fail.
“There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea,” he said.
Mr. Trump’s remarks came amid signs that North Korea might soon conduct another underground detonation at its Punggye-ri nuclear test site despite Mr. Trump’s warning not to do so. China has played a mediating role in the crisis, as Mr. Trump has urged Mr. Xi to use Beijing’s leverage with North Korea, a longtime ally, to persuade it not to conduct a test.
Praising the efforts of Xi, Trump said: “I believe he is trying very hard. He certainly doesn’t want to see turmoil and death. He doesn’t want to see it,” — he said.
“He is a good man. He is a very good man, and I got to know him very well.”– he added.
He also said he has established very good personal relationship with President Xi.
Trump also offered some grudging praise for North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, suring the interview.
“He’s 27 years old. His father dies, took over a regime,” he said. “So say what you want, but that is not easy, especially at that age.”– he said.
“I hope he’s rational,”– he added.
When asked about his three month term he said: “This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier.”