|The view from the North Korea side of DMZ with armed DPRK soldiers standing guard|
The presumptive GOP nominee made the comments in an interview with Reuters on Tuesday, the news service reported. Trump said he would talk to Kim to try to stop the country's nuclear program.
"I would speak to him, I would have no problem speaking to him," Trump said.
But he also turned to one of his frequent talking points on North Korea -- that he would pressure China to put more pressure on North Korea to change its ways.
"At the same time I would put a lot of pressure on China because economically we have tremendous power over China," he said in the wide-ranging interview.