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Trump trades grade school insults with Kim Jong

Trump trades grade school insults with Kim Jong

"Might be a unusual thing to happen but it's certainly a possibility", Trump said during a press conference with Vietnam's president, adding that it would be "very, every nice if it did".

Is it a sign the administration's approach to North Korea is working, even as Washington and Pyongyang continue to exchange volleys in a war of words? "It is a hell that no person deserves", Trump said.

Kelly said the White House staff prepared Trump for the trip in more traditional ways: "We did the staff work, got him ready to go, and then at each place we brief him up on whatever the next event is and all that", he said.

On Aug. 8, Trump threatened the regime with "fire and fury like the world has never seen", leading Kim to say he would consider sending missiles into the waters off the coast of Guam in "mid-August". This isn't the first time North Korea have employed the 14th century term to insult Trump, with "dotard" sprinkled across a statement in September which ended: "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged USA dotard with fire".

Trump, 71, sarcastically responded that he hopes one day to be friends with Kim, who oversees a developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missile arsenal.

Shortly after that speech, North Korean officials told CNN, "We don't care about what that mad dog may utter", referring to Trump.

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The New York Democrat said: "First and foremost, our thoughts are with the victims and their families". Department of Homeland Security called the incident an "apparent act of terrorism".

Joseph Yun, Washington's top North Korean official, was reported by the Washington Post as saying last month that if the regime halted nuclear and missile testing for about 60 days, that would be the signal the US needs to resume direct dialogue with Pyongyang.

Also on the trip, Mr Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin several times on the margins of a summit in Vietnam.

President Donald Trump issued a surprisingly insulting tweet Saturday directed at North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

Town told ABC News that if Pyongyang conducted a test during or following Trump's trip, it would likely be with a Hwasong-14, what the US refers to as the KN-20 - a two-stage intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

In September Kim described Trump as a "mentally deranged USA dotard" whom he would tame with fire.

Lieutenant General Jan-Marc Jouas said the United States could be swarmed by North Korean troops in a number of shocking documents leaked to Congress.

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