Former US President Jimmy Carter has offered to give incumbent leader Donald Trump a hand as he tries to navigate a tense situation with North Korea.
The 93-year-old told CBS' Sunday Morning he's willing to fly to North Korea if that would be of help to the US, and said he'd already been approached.
"Just this week, I had a representative from the White House who came down and gave me the latest developments with North Korea.
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"I understand what they want and need."
Mr Carter said up until this point, Mr Trump had "reacted quite well" to North Korea's request to start negotiations - though he did criticise Mr Trump's belligerent rhetoric from last year.
Mr Carter has been involved in international affairs since his four-year term ended in 1981, and received a Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian work.
Mr Carter estimated he'd spent approximately 20 hours of his life negotiating with North Korea, CBS reported.