He said he will do everything in his power to make sure the problems is not repeated.

Source: VOA Standard English, 0516-2013

Why the bold words are not "would" and "were"?

The speaker had said "the problem is" and the source text was written false, so I'm not concerned about that part. I expected "will" had been written "would" as the sentence is an indirect speech.


Maybe the reason is that the original statement is still true or it has not happened yet. Take a look at this explanation from Cambridge Dictionary:

We don’t need to change the tense in indirect speech if what a person said is still true or relevant or has not happened yet. This often happens when someone talks about the future, or when someone uses the present simple, present continuous or present perfect in their original words.

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