Original title: 55 North Korean return of us remains will be returned to the United States for genetic identification
China news agency, Seoul, August 1 (Reporter Zeng Nai) On the evening of August 1, the ceremony for the return of the remains of U.S. soldiers was held at the U.S. military base in Wushan, South Korea. After the ceremony, the remains of 55 US soldiers returned by North Korea were immediately transported to the US military base in Hawaii for further genetic identification.
In July 27th, the Korean War armistice agreement signed 65th anniversary, the North Korea returned the remains of 55 US soldiers, the same day the US transport aircraft transported the remains from North Korea to the base of the uhan, located in Gyeonggi Do, South Korea. In August 1st, 55 pieces of the remains were placed in a metal coffin, surrounded by a blue and white flag. The American and Korean guards escorted the coffin and made 21 fireworks.
According to reports, the U.S. will then send the remains to a U.S. military base in Hawaii for further genetic identification.
According to the Central Daily, Yonhap and other South Korean media reports, in response to North Korea's move to return the remains of the U. S. military, U. S. officials said North Korea did not ask for funds.
In June, President Trump met with Kim Jeong-eun, the supreme leader of the DPRK, in Singapore and signed a joint statement. The two sides promised to search for the remains of the prisoners and missing persons, and the north will return the remains of the identified identity. Public information shows that North Korea has returned 629 US remains since 1990. (finish)
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