• North Korean officials fail to show for meeting about repatriating U.S. troop remains

    2 monthes ago - By National Post

    SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean officials did not turn up to a Thursday meeting with the U.S. military about repatriating the remains of the war dead, according to a U.S. official with knowledge of the situation.
    The two sides had been expected to discuss at the Korean Peninsula's demilitarized zone the return of U.S. troop remains from the 1950-1953 war - an arrangement that the State Department had announced after Secretary Mike Pompeo's visit to Pyongyang last Friday and Saturday.
    State Department officials had said that the meeting would likely take place on July 12, though they...
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  • North Korea Humiliates Trump By Not Even Showing Up To Meeting

    North Korea Humiliates Trump By Not Even Showing Up To Meeting

    2 monthes ago - By Politicus USA

    After the June 12th summit, Trump said Pyongyang had already “sent back” the remains of 200 U.S. troops. But Kelly McKeague, head of the U.S. agency that tracks down remains of U.S. soldiers lost on foreign battlefields, said in an interview with Reuters that no new remains had been returned since the Trump-Kim talks. Turns...
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  • North Korea snubs US on returning Korean War dead - and it's a slap in the face for Trump

    North Korea snubs US on returning Korean War dead - and it's a slap in the face for Trump

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    North Korean officials did not show up to meet US officials to discuss returning the remains of US soldiers killed in the Korean War on Thursday.
    Kim Jong Un's joint statement with President Donald Trump explicitly said North Korea would "immediately" return the bodies.
    Returning the bodies costs North Korea nothing in a military sense, and is mainly a symbolic gesture of goodwill.
    North Korea said they wanted to negotiate with a US general about sending the bodies back.
    But if North Korea is being this difficult over something small and symbolic, it's hard to see how they'd go about...
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  • North Koreans Are No-Shows at Meeting to Discuss U.S. Soldiers' Remains

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Talks on returning American troops killed in the Korean War did not take place as planned. But it was unclear whether U.S. officials had been deliberately stood up.
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