Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Pompeo bringing three freed Americans home from North Korea

Sure, we should celebrate the release of these three Americans, but we should still grieve the death of Otto Warmbier, another American who was imprisoned by North Korea who returned home in a coma, dying a few days later.

From BBC News:
North Korea has freed three US citizens from prison, according to a tweet from US President Donald Trump.

It is viewed as a goodwill gesture ahead of a historic summit between Mr Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un.

Mr Trump said he would greet the men when they return with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who has been in Pyongyang to arrange the planned talks.

Kim Hak-song, Tony Kim and Kim Dong-chu were able to "walk on the plane without assistance", the White House said.

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