Trump receives new letter from Kim

North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters Friday Sept. 23 2016

Trump in his tweet expressed gratitude to Kim "for keeping your word" on the return of the remains of more than 50 Americans service members killed during the Korean War.

The North Koreans provided enough specifics about where each suspected body was found that US officials have matched them to specific battles fought from 1950 to 1951, although not necessarily individuals, he said.

According to officials, North Korea returned the 55 boxes of remains with only a single military dog tag and no other information that could help forensics specialists to identify the remains, the Associated Press reports.

More than 7,700 US troops remain unaccounted for from the Korea War.

United States Vice President Mike Pence (L) pays respects as a military honor guard carries the remains of american soldiers repatriated from North Korea after arriving to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Honolulu, Hawaii, Aug. 1, 2018.

"I would go back in an instant if we were asked to", said Byrd who participated in numerous earlier search missions. He said numerous remains appear to have come from a village associated with the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, a harrowing fight against Chinese forces in late 1950 that claimed thousands of American lives. About 5,300 were lost in what is now North Korea.

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Meanwhile, the USA says it is open to discussions about a second meeting between Trump and Kim, . although nothing has been planned yet.

McKeague did not say whether the United States would continue reimbursing North Korea, should field operations in the country resume.

"They had been very carefully packaged with padding and packaging that was done to, I think, a very high standard", he said. He said he "would go back in an instant if we were asked to".

That process will also determine if each box contains the remains of more than one individual. The lab's Korean War team will then pursue any matches. The agency has DNA samples from 92 percent of the families of the almost 7,700 Americans still missing from the Korean War. If any chest bones are among the remains, the lab's analysts can check them against those records.

The remains were formally repatriated Tuesday in Osan, South Korea to to the control of the United Nations before being transported to Hawaii, where the DPAA's identification laboratory is located.

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