"But I would never say it", he added.
President Trump then got very serious and said, "You know what I want to do? I can't believe the rest of the world has to put up with the stuff right now, like we don't have other problems on our mind at the moment?"
Another Nobel laureate, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, one of three laureates to receive the award while under arrest, has had other awards revoked because of her failure to even acknowledge the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar. Nobel prizes are usually announced in October but awarded annually on December 10, the anniversary of death of Alfred Nobel, who gives his name to the awards.
"Do you deserve the Nobel Prize?" a reporter asked, presumably about the prize for peace.
He confirmed that his meeting with Jong-un would not take place at the DMZ between the borders of North and South Korea, but repeated that the location announcement would be made soon.
Johnson began a two-day visit to the United States on Sunday to try to convince Trump's administration not to ditch the deal and was due to meet Vice President Mike Pence and national security adviser John Bolton, although not the president himself. "The only thing we need is peace", Moon said. A lot of bad things can happen. "So, that's the only prize I want". I think we have a really good shot at making it successful.