President Trump said Friday he will not be “played” in nuclear talks with North Korea, pushing back against critics who say he is walking into a trap by meeting with Kim Jong Un.
The president said peace negotiations on the Korean Peninsula have “never gone this far,” arguing recent developments are a sign Kim is serious about eliminating his nuclear-weapons stockpile.
“We’re not going to be played, OK? We’re going to hopefully make a deal, if not that’s fine,” Trump said during a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House.
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