PressTV-Trump now open to N Korea talks

US President Donald Trump is now saying he is open to talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who he has referred to as “little rocket man,” in a drastic shift from his latest exchange with him, comparing the size of a “nuclear button” in his possession.

Trump, who harshly censured his top diplomat last year for expressing willingness to hold negotiations with the nuclear-armed North, told reporters at Camp David on Saturday that some dialogue or direct conversation with Kim would be a possibility.

“Sure, I always believe in talking,” Trump stated. “Absolutely I would do that, I wouldn’t have a problem with that at all.”

US President Donald Trump speaks during a retreat with Republican lawmakers at Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland, on January 6, 2018. (Photo by AFP)

The remarks came amid reports that US intelligence agencies have grossly underestimated North Korea’s technological capabilities to develop intercontinental…

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