Thur, Apr. 27, 2017: In Reuters interview, Trump says possibility of war with North Korea is ‘major’

President Donald Trump says there is “absolutely” a chance that the United States and North Korea could end up in a “major, major conflict.”

His comments follow multiple North Korean missile tests, which have escalated tensions between the rogue Asian nation and its neighbors, as well as the U.S.

“There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely,” Trump said in a Reuters interview released Thursday night.

But despite these ominous words, the president said, “we’d love to solve things diplomatically but it’s very difficult.”

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