US, North Korea form agreement to search for war dead
Sunday, October 23, 2011
The US and North Korea have come to an agreement to recommence the search for remains of US servicemen, after six years, that had been unaccounted for after the . The search will continue next year around 100km away from Pyongyang.
The US has been adamant that this is a "humanitarian matter" so thus their relations should not affect it. This comes as part of an effort to improve relations. They have also agreed to "ensure the effectiveness and safety" for the teams going into the country.
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