Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un, sends his reply

Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un, sends his reply

Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un, sends his reply

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that the latest letter was received by the White House on Wednesday.

"I know that President Trump is grateful that Chairman Kim has kept his word, and we see today this tangible progress in our efforts to achieve peace on the Korean peninsula", said Pence, whose father fought in the Korean War.

On Wednesday, Trump thanked Kim Jong-un for returning some of the remains of American soldiers from the Korean War after Vice President Mike Pence traveled to Hawaii to receive the remains.

Byrd cautioned that. "at this point, at least, there's no way to tell" how many more sets of remains the North Koreans might already have in their possession.

Trump said in that tweet to Kim: "I look forward to seeing you soon!"

The US president has said repeatedly that the deal he reached with Kim has been positive since North Korea has maintained a freeze on nuclear and missile tests and has begun returning US war dead remains.

About 7,700 American service members are missing from the battlefields of the Korean War, including some 5,300 believed to have died north of the 38th parallel in what is now North Korea.

But Harris also said a declaration to the end of war is within the realm of possibility.

Other countries under the command of the United Nations also lost troops that are still unaccounted for, including the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.

Experts say that the painstaking identification process could take anywhere between days to decades to complete.

The Post also reported that North Korean officials have talked about how they plan to deceive the US about the size of their arsenal of missiles and nuclear warheads and facilities.

But there are no current plans for the two men to have a second summit.

The Washington Post, citing officials familiar with us intelligence, reported this week that North Korea appears to be building up to two liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles.

The United States and North Korea conducted joint searches from 1996 until 2005, when Washington halted the operations, citing concerns about the safety of its personnel as Pyongyang stepped up its nuclear programme.

Last Friday - the day North Korea returned the remains - coincided with the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice Agreement, which ended fighting in the war.

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