Remains said to be U.S. war dead repatriated from North Korea

North Korea Will Transfer Remains Of US Soldiers Who Died In Korean War Friday

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The US military transport plane took off from the Osan Air Base for North Korea at 5.55am local time, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said, citing a Seoul government source.

The repatriation of the remains comes as part of a deal struck by President TrumpDonald John TrumpMeadows threatens to force a vote on Rosenstein impeachment Republican feels "victimized" by Twitter "shadow banning" GOP senators surprised to attend Trump's tariffs announcement MORE and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a landmark summit in Singapore last month.

US forensic specialists in Osan would then conduct a more in-depth assessment of the remains and any military uniforms, identification tags or documentation, a process that could take up to five days, followed by a formal military ceremony at the airfield.

"We got back our great fallen heroes, the remains sent back today, already 200 got sent back", President Trump told a crowd in Minnesota on June 21.

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At the very minimum, it will take meeting, talking, building trust and having a working relationship to convince North Korea - which was destroyed by U.S. warplanes during the Korean War - to give up its sole deterrent to prevent an American nuclear first strike.

"A U.S. Air Force C-17 aircraft containing remains of fallen service members has departed Wonsan, North Korea", the White House said in a statement late Thursday. While the active period of the war lasted three years, warring parties never signed a peace treaty, so the Korean War is technically still ongoing.

"The participants in the conference were excited to see the loving care of the respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un who paid deep attention to the schedule of their stay in Pyongyang and took all steps for the maximum promotion of their health and conveniences", according to the report.

A United Nations honor guard carries a box containing remains believed to be from American servicemen killed during the 1950-53 Korean War after arriving from North Korea, at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea on Friday.

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Efforts to recover American war dead had been stalled for more than a decade because of a standoff over North Korea's nuclear program and a previous US claim that security arrangements for its personnel working in the North were insufficient.

"This [the return of remains] is something that's not particularly costly for the North Koreans to do". Officials have bristled, however, at criticism from the US that it seeks to profit from the repatriations by demanding excessive fees for handling and transporting the remains.

About 7,700 Americans remain unaccounted for after the Korean War, the Pentagon says, including 5,300 thought to have been killed in the North.

North Korea and the United States have yet to agree on a detailed road map on how to achieve what Kim and Trump both identified as their common goal: the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" and the creation of a new bilateral relationship. -North Korean searches at major battle sites in the North to recover more remains.

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At the Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention in Kansas City on Tuesday, he said, "I think the process is starting very soon, I hope".

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