Three American nationals released from jail in North Korea were greeted on arrival by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at a specially staged event at 2.40am yesterday at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington DC. It was a big diplomatic win for Mr Trump ahead of his summit in Singapore on June 12 with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un.
Mr Kim Dong Chul, Mr Tony Kim Sang Duk and Mr Kim Hak Song, who according to North Korean media were jailed for acts hostile to the state, were released by Mr Kim Jong Un as a goodwill gesture.
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