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Sen. Cardin: Trump's Tweets Make It 'More Difficult for Diplomacy to Work' 

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By    |   Wednesday, 03 January 2018 02:32 PM

Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., said President Donald Trump's tweets are creating problems for getting diplomacy to work in dealing with North Korea's nuclear threats.

Cardin, the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, made his comments during an interview on CNN's "New Day" on Wednesday.

He was asked if a resumption of talks between North and South Korea were the result of some of the president's tweets.

"No, I think it's made it more difficult," he said. "We're very happy to see that there are conversations taking place between North and South Korea.

The Hill noted Trump has traded insults with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, often calling him "Rocket Man."

"What we need is diplomacy between the United States, China and North Korea to supplement that or to lead that. And there, the president's tweets have made it more difficult for diplomacy to work."

According to Bloomberg, North Korea and South Korea representatives spoke several times Wednesday over a hotline to conduct technical checks.

It marked the first time in two years, the two nations have talked directly.

"We know that the only reasonable solution to the North Korean crisis is through diplomacy," Cardin added.

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