>> Peace is breaking out on the Korean peninsula and President Trump plans to be a part of it.>> I think the responsibility has fallen on the shoulders of the President of the United States and it's something that I hope I'm able to do for the world.>> I'm Andy Sullivan in Washington where Trump has his eye on history as he prepares for a meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un.
Trump is eager to show that all his tough talk on Twitter can yield results, and tame a rogue nuclear armed nation. Success on this front would be a game changer and a rebuke to all those who've painted Trump as a warmonger. But even now, he's careful to say that it all could come to nothing.
>> And if I can't do it, it'll be a very tough time for a lot of countries.>> Hours after the leaders of North and South Korea held a historic summit meeting on Friday, Trump said he would keep up the pressure on Pyongyang until it abandons its nuclear weapons program.
>> We're not gonna be played.>> But Trump has been dialing back the rhetoric as relations have thawed, no longer describing the North Korean leader as little rocket man. Raising eyebrows when he described him as honorable on Tuesday.>> Things have changed very radically from a few months ago.
>> But even as Trump works to craft one nuclear deal, he might be unraveling another. Appearing unmoved by the pleas of visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel to remain part of the Iran Nuclear Deal. Issuing a veiled threat to that countries.>> They're not gonna be doing nuclear weapons.
You can bank on it.>> Despite their deep differences, Trump earning a rare compliment from Merkle on North Korea.>> It has become very clear that the strength of the American President where he really saw to it that the sanctions against North Korea are abided by, are respected, has opened new possibilities, opened new ways.
>> Trump has taken a lot of heat for his confrontational approach to world affairs, but here's one scenario where he can plausibly say that it's helped to bring an adversary to the bargaining table.