North Korea  To Release 3 US Citizens Before Meeting With Trump

North Korea has released three US citizens who had been held prisoner by the communist dictatorship, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported, citing a South Korean activist who lobbies for the release of detainees.

The releases which have not been confirmed by the State Department would meet one of the Trump administration’s conditions before President Trump would meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

The three citizens Kim Dong-chul, Kim Sang-duk, and Kim Hak-song were freed from a labor camp and given health care and ideological indoctrination in Pyongyang, according to a report in the Financial Times.

The detainees who remain in North Korea but would be handed over prior to or during the summit had been accused of espionage or “hostile acts.

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