Trump thanked Kim Jong UN for the transfer of the remains of the us military

© AP Photo / Evan VucciПрезидент USA Donald trump. Archival photoTrump thanked Kim Jong UN for the transfer of the remains of the us military© AP Photo / Evan Vucci

The President of the United States Donald trump thanked the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-UN for the transfer of the remains of American soldiers killed during the Korean war.

Earlier, the White house said that the transport plane of the U.S. air force with the remains of the fallen soldiers were flown from North Korea air base in South Korea.

«Thank you, Kim Jong-UN,» wrote trump on Twitter.

At a meeting in Singapore on 12 June, the leaders of the United States and North Korea, Donald trump and Kim Jong-UN agreed to search for the remains of American soldiers killed and missing during the Korean war. In the joint document after the meeting said that the parties were «committed to the search for the remains of prisoners of war and missing, including the early returns have been identified».

The death toll in the Korean war of 1950-1953 Americans with the account of the missing is about 36.6 thousand people. The remains of about five thousand of them, according to the Pentagon, are in the territory of the DPRK.

After the Korean war of 1950-1953, North Korea and U.S. are technically at war, since among them only signed an armistice agreement. South Korea and even then refused to sign the armistice agreement, and only in 1992 between the two Korean States came into force the agreement on reconciliation, mutual non-aggression, exchanges and cooperation.

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