DW's Sarah Kelly talks to Rick Downes, whose father went missing-in-action in 1952 during the Korean War. Today he heads a group for families of Korean and Cold War POW and MIAs.
Before his second summit with Kim Jong Un, Donald Trump has already hailed what he calls historic achievements towards North Korean denuclearization. Still, there appears to be path for real success, says Michael Knigge.
Both sides have met on the Korean border and agreed to resume the search for the remains of Americans missing from the 1950-53 conflict. The US recently brought in scores of coffins to ready the soldiers' return.
The return of the remains of US soldiers from the 1950-1953 Korean War was agreed at the June summit between the North Korean and US leaders. There is no reason to doubt they relate to war losses, the US believes.
The US has sent North Korea 100 caskets ahead of the first reparations of US soldiers on Friday, local media reported. Once the remains arrive in the US, they will undergo an extensive analysis before DNA tests are done.
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