North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed during his meeting with Trump to "work toward" the "denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula.
The Games' opening ceremony is August 18, which leaves Kim, who has launched a series of diplomatic engagements in 2018, only a few weeks to decide whether to attend the event that will bring the teams of North and South Korea together.
When North Korea handed over 55 boxes of bones it claimed are the remains of America's soldiers, it provided only one military dog tag and no other information to help USA forensic analysts to determine identities. "Don't worry or hesitate", said Syafruddin, who like many Indonesians goes by only one name.
Dr. John Byrd, director of scientific analysis for DPAA, told reporters Wednesday at Osan that the agency has completed a two-day field forensic review and determined that the remains are human and "are likely to be American remains".
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said last week that the return of the 55 boxes was a positive step but not a guarantee that the bones are American.
A U.S. defense official said Tuesday that it probably will take months if not years to fully determine individual identities from the remains.
But based on a report in June, US intelligence officials have already cited "unequivocal evidence" that North Korea is "trying to deceive" the US with secret sites and increasing production of enriched uranium.
The 55 boxes, draped in the blue and white flag of the United Nations, are each small enough to be carried in one person's arms.
F-16s flew in formation over the ceremony to honor the missing soldiers who fought in the Korean War, before each casket was brought in by a van - six caskets at a time.
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A U.S. official noted to Reuters that this recent activity suggests North Korea may be looking to improve their missiles.
More than 7,700 US troops remain unaccounted for from the Korea War.
"We don't know who will come off these planes today".
The bones' return was part of an agreement reached during a June summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
United Nations Honor Guard members carry boxes believed to contain the remains of USA servicemen killed during the Korean War during return ceremony at Osan Air Base, in Pyeontaek, South Korea, Friday, July 27, 2018.
The delegation met with Kim Yong-nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea.
55 caskets draped in the United Nations flag were loaded onto two U.S. Air Force C-17 aircraft, which took off Wednesday evening, Korea time, . heading to Hawaii for DNA identification.
Reports last week suggested that a separate North Korean site used to develop missile engines was dismantling its facilities. But examination showed that the remains were from more than 208 individuals.
Spy satellites have picked up new activity at the North Korean site that made the country's first intercontinental missiles, according to a senior USA official.
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Officials familiar with the capabilities of the Hermit Kingdom said U.S. spy agencies were seeing signs of construction at a large research facility in Sanumdong, on the outskirts of Pyongyang.
Another, unnamed State Department official was also quoted as saying that the USA remains "concerned" by North Korea's attempts to acquire refined petroleum via ship-to-ship transfers. Experts say the North likely wants a declaration of the end of the Korean War as part of U.S. security assurances.
"The Korean War fallen have never been forgotten by the United States of America", the UNC said in a statement.
Joel Wit, founder of the respected 38 North organization that monitors North Korea, noted it is not uncommon for a country to continue producing weapons up until the very moment an actual deal is signed.
North and South Korea are among the 45 countries participating in this year's Asian Games. The US military presence in South Korea is the backbone of its security commitment to South Korea, which doesn't' have nuclear weapons.
The Pentagon estimates that almost 7,700 US troops are unaccounted for from the war; among them are 5,300 believed to have been killed north of the 38th parallel, which largely follows the boundary between North and South Korea.
"We see shipping containers and vehicles coming and going", Lewis was quoted as saying by the Post.
The boxes will be held at Hawaii's Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, where officials will conduct further DNA testing to identify the remains.
"It's my duty to provide assurance for all countries in the world, Asia, including North Korea, that the safety in Indonesia is stable".
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