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Trump touts Korean talks, says U.S. open to dialogue

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump threw his weight behind the Olympics-inspired diplomatic opening with North Korea, telling South Korea’s leader Wednesday that the U.S. is open to talks with Kim Jong Un’s government under the right circumstances. A White House statement said Trump and South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in still underscored the importance of continuing the “maximum pressure” campaign against North Korea over its development of nuclear weapons — the U.S.-led barrage of international sanctions that is starting to bite the North’s meager economy. But South Korea’s presidential office also said that Trump told Moon to let North Korea understand that there will be no military…