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In the DPRK, was released from prison three U.S. citizens, said on Twitter the American President Donald trump.
“I am pleased to report that Secretary of state Mike Pompeo flying from North Korea three wonderful gentlemen, it’s been waiting for,” wrote trump.
According to Reuters, we are talking about Americans of Korean descent. Kim Dong-Chul, Kim sang-Duk and Kim HAK-sung was arrested on charges of Subversion and committing hostile actions, they are serving a sentence in a labor camp. All three of them before his arrest, he taught at the Pyongyang University of science and technology.
Pompeo may 9, arrived in Pyongyang for the second time in a month and a half. His visit was connected in particular with the planned for late may-early June meeting trump and the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN. Reuters writes that the release of American citizens can be regarded as an attempt by Kim Jong UN “set of negotiations a positive attitude.”
Washington and Pyongyang are in talks about a meeting of heads of state from the beginning of April, the release from North Korean prisons citizens of the United States was one of the conditions for negotiations.
In late April, Kim Jong-UN and South Korean leader moon Jae-In have agreed that they will seek to create a “permanent and lasting” peace on the Peninsula and to move toward complete denuclearization.
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