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ROK Daily: U.S., North to Meet Over War Remains

 

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World News Connection
March 4, 2005

ROK Daily: U.S., North to Meet Over War Remains

[Headline as provided by source.] March 04, 2005 - The United States and North Korea are scheduled to hold a meeting today at the truce village of Panmunjeom [P'anmunjo'm] to prepare for the resumption of efforts to recover more remains of U.S. soldiers.

March 04, 2005 - The United States and North Korea are scheduled to hold a meeting today at the truce village of Panmunjeom [P'anmunjo'm] to prepare for the resumption of efforts to recover more remains of U.S. soldiers who died in the Korean War. The U.S. operation is to began in April.  In an interview with Radio Free Asia, Larry Greer, spokesman for the U.S. Department of Defense for the Joint POW-MIA Accounting Command, said the joint recovery operations will take place from next month until October in the North's South Hamgyeong and North Pyeongan provinces. Ten separate recovery operations are scheduled to take place, Mr. Greer said.  The United States began recovery efforts in North Korea in 1996. This year the United States is to pay North Korea $5 million in return for continuing this year's work to find missing Americans.

 

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