>> If they don't denuclearize, that will not be acceptable.>> The US laying its cards on the table ahead of the upcoming June 12th summit in Singapore, saying North Korea will have to denuclearize or face consequences, but what that actually will look like is anyone's guess. Reuters David Brunnstrom.
>> The trouble is that the two sides have had different definitions of what denuclearization means. Secretary Pompeo was asked whether there had been any progress in narrowing the differences in definition, and he said->> Yes.>> Can you describe that a little bit?>> No.>>
On Thursday, President Trump and Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo laid out their vision on how the talks might unfold.
Trump, meeting with Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, painted a cautious but, rosy picture of the possibilities.>> So, I'm totally prepared to walk. I hope it won't be necessary to walk, because I really believe that Kim Jong-un wants to do something that is going to be great for his people, and also great for his family, and great for himself.
>> Stressed, were the importance of sanctions, and the threat of new one's, should talks fall apart.>> And I don't think it will be necessary, but we will soon know.>> It does seem to be the case that the White House is coming around to the idea, or has come around to the idea, of a gradual approach, a step by step approach to denuclearization.
I think that's the indication we're getting from the White House is that, it's very important any deal that is reached with North Korea, that Congress is involved.>> Trump even dangled the prospect of a state visit from Kim, saying he'll invite the North Korean leader if talks prove fruitful, but will Trump be ready?
When asked Thursday, he said, yeah.>> I think I'm very well prepared. I don't think I have to prepare very much. It's about attitude