North Korea to turn over war dead to the US

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), the US officials say North Korea is preparing to start the procedures of transferring dead bodies of American soldiers and allied forces to the United States of America, who were killed during the Korean war between 1950-1953.

The procedures to be started in the coming days according to the US officials who prefer to remain unknown. The remaining bodies will be handed over the UN headquarter in South Korea and then will be transferred to the US military airbase in Hawaii.

The number of the bodies which have remained form the Korean war is unknown and American officials say it will take months or years to identify the bodies.

The report came days after President Trump asked Kim Jong-un during a meeting in Singapore to hand over the remaining bodies of American soldiers killed in the Korean war, to the United States of America. The request was accepted by Kim Jong-un.

According to the US, official reports, More than 36,000 US troops died in the conflict, including those listed as missing in action. Close to 7,700 US troops remain unaccounted for from the Korean war, and about 5,300 of those were lost in North Korea.


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