UPDATE 2EXCLUSIVE: Trump tells @Reuters there is a chance of 'major, major conflict with North Korea' in 100 days interview— Reuters U.S. News (@ReutersUS) April 28, 2017
MORE: Trump says North Korea is his biggest global worry; would like to resolve diplomatically 'but it's very difficult' https://t.co/4r5GOKFwLq— Reuters U.S. News (@ReutersUS) April 28, 2017
MORE: Trump tells @Reuters he credits North Korean leader Kim as 'not many 27-year-old men could go in and take over a regime' https://t.co/JOAnOitRVr— Reuters U.S. News (@ReutersUS) April 28, 2017
Trump lavished praise on Chinese President Xi Jinping for Chinese assistance in trying to rein in North Korea. The two leaders met in Florida earlier this month.
"I believe he is trying very hard. He certainly doesn’t want to see turmoil and death. He doesn’t want to see it. He is a good man. He is a very good man and I got to know him very well.
"With that being said, he loves China and he loves the people of China. I know he would like to be able to do something, perhaps it's possible that he can’t," Trump said.