Trump says China, Japan approve of his North Korea strategy

President Donald Trump said Saturday that China is glad he's working on a diplomatic solution to the North Korean crisis rather than "going with the ominous alternative" and that Japan is "very enthusiastic" about the agreed-to talks.

Trump has spoken with both Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe since Thursday's announcement that he was willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Trump tweeted that he and Xi spoke about that agreed-to meeting and that Xi "appreciates that the U.S. is working to solve the problem diplomatically rather than going with the ominous alternative."

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