If they were to happen, either of the trips would mark a significant shift in US-North Korea relations, particularly after the bellicose rhetoric the two leaders exchanged in 2017. The clavicle and teeth offer some of the best comparison to the personnel file the Department of Defense keeps of missing servicemen, said Cole, author of the book "POW/MIA Accounting: Searching for America's Missing Servicemen in the Soviet Union".
The return of 55 sets is seen as only a first step. According to a report by the Associated Press on Tuesday, there is simply no way to tell whether the remains actually belong to American soldiers killed in the three-year war that broke out on June 25, 1950. They have urged patience even as Trump himself has played up positive developments, including the return of apparent remains of more than 50 American troops killed during the Korean War.
Sanfilippo's father disappeared when she was 4 years old and she was inspired later in life to learn to fly the same kind of P-51 plane that her father was in when hit by ground fire over North Korea.
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In addition, a series of US-North Korean recovery efforts, termed "joint field activities", between 1996 and 2005 yielded 229 coffins of remains, of which 153 have been identified, according to the Pentagon.
Australia, Belgium, France and the Philippines have yet to recover some of their war dead from North Korea.
Intelligence officials believe North Korea intends to deceive Washington about how many nuclear warheads it has and to only disarm a portion of them.
In remarks at the ceremony, General Vincent Brooks, commander of U.S. Forces Korea, called the repatriation of remains "a cherished duty, a commitment made to one another before going into battle and passed on from one generation of warriors to the next".
Mr Trump thanked Mr Kim for the return.
Since then, the remains have been kept at a USA military base in South Korea.
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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. Reports last week suggested that a separate North Korean site used to develop missile engines was dismantling its facilities.
North Korea's intention was to deceive the U.S.by misconstruing the number of warheads as well as research facilities they have, while claiming they have fully denuclearised, the Post reported, citing intelligence.
But his comment seemed at odds with Pompeo, who said any such step would have to be confirmed by worldwide inspectors and that North Korea continued to produce fuel for nuclear weapons despite Kim's pledge to denuclearize.
"This is consistent with North Korea's public line, which is that its successful test program is now transitioning to mass production of nuclear and missile systems", he said. But examination showed that the remains were from more than 208 individuals.
The Korean War ended in an armistice, not a peace treaty. A US military plane made a rare trip into North Korea to retrieve the 55 cases.
7,699 Americans are still listed as missing from the Korean War.
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