'I Probably Have A Very Good Relationship With Kim Jong Un'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

"I don't want to comment on it". "The difference is I'm president, other people aren't".

The satellite images were published shortly after the two Koreas - North and South - held their first historic meeting in two years, which concluded with both countries' showing signs of reducing regional tension, after a year of Pyongyang's continuous weapons tests and US President Donald Trump's hostile remarks towards North Korea.

Earlier this week, it was reported the U.S.is considering a "bloody nose" strategy with North Korea that would involve "targeted strikes", as Independent Journal Review reportedly previously.

In recent days, in a series of media leaks, USA officials have spoken of the president's willingness to consider a limited preemptive strike on North Korea to change Kim's mindset, despite the risk of touching off a war.

Trump had said on Saturday that he was open to talking to Kim.

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Kim, in a speech last week, said the "nuclear button is always on my desk", prompting Trump to respond in a tweet that his nuclear button is "a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!"

"These activities underscore North Korea's continued efforts to maintain the Punggye-ri site's potential for future nuclear testing", 38North concluded. Technically, South Korea and the United States remain at war with North Korea after the Korean War ended in 1953 with an armistice instead of a peace treaty. "I'm not saying I have or I haven't".

"Who knows where it leads?" he told reporters on Wednesday after discussing the talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, a long-time advocate of dialogue with Pyongyang and whose capital Seoul could be devastated in any major conflict.

Kim has warned the United States that he intends to build a nuclear arsenal capable of hitting the United States, prompting threats of military action by Washington. He said the USA was open to talks with North Korea under the right circumstances.

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