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Trump expresses optimism for talks with North Korea

President Trump reacted to the news out of Seoul on Tuesday that North Korea has expressed a willingness to discuss denuclearization with the U.S. in exchange for the regime's safety — using his favorite phrase:

He later expressed optimism for the talks, saying "a serious effort is being made by all parties concerned."

Go deeper: How North Korean attempts at diplomacy have failed in the past.

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