South Korea and the United States hand in hand over the remains of the Korean War soldiers to strengthen cooperation


South Korea and the United States hand in hand over the remains of the Korean War soldiers to strengthen cooperation

China and the new network, July 13, according to Yonhap reported, the Korean Ministry of defense 13, said the Korean and us two countries in the morning in the national Seoul loyal hospital, the handover of the remains of the Korean War soldiers.

On the morning of July 13th, South Korea held the exchange of soldiers' remains in the Korean War at the Seoul Zhong Xian academy, South Korea and the United States. (image source: Yonhap)

It is reported that the United States and North Korea jointly carried out the excavation of soldiers' bodies in the Korean War from 1996 to 2005. This is the second handover of the remains between Korea and the United States since 2016.

Since the excavation of the wreck in 2000, South Korea has handed over 13 US remains and 3 British remains. The United States also handed over 12 or 15 Korean army remains in 2012 and 2016 respectively.

South Korean Defense Minister Song Yongwu said in his activities that "the remains of the Korean and American soldiers were returned to the motherland 68 years apart, and it was of profound significance." South Korea will strengthen cooperation with the United States on the excavation of remains.

It is reported that on the same day, the late Yin Jinghe first class soldier survivors, Song Yongwu, Korea US joint commander Vincent Brooks and other relevant personages attended the event.


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