Rex Tillerson: Trump says to continue diplomacy with North Korea 'until the first bomb drops'
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday vowed to continue diplomatic efforts with North Korea until President Donald Trump orders the military to start dropping bombs.

During an interview on CNN, Tillerson told host Jake Tapper that Trump did not want to go to war with North Korea.

"He is a made it clear to me to continue my diplomatic efforts, which we are," Tillerson said. "Those diplomatic efforts will continue until the first bomb drops."

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