Reign safe if nukes let go, Trump tells Kim

Posted: May 18, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

John Bolton, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, makes his way through reporters Thursday as he arrives at the White House. Bolton’s statement about North Korea following the “Libya model” on ending its nuclear weapons program was contradicted Thursday by Trump. “The Libya model isn’t the model that we have at all when we’re thinking of North Korea,” Trump said.

President Donald Trump on Thursday reassured North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he would remain in power under any nuclear deal reached with the United States, emphasizing that his administration is not seeking regime change after Pyongyang threatened to cancel the leaders' summit.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a military commission meeting Thursday at an undisclosed site.

This file photo shows South Korean President Moon Jae-in, at Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, on Nov. 7, 2017.

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