The good news, from Trump's standpoint, is that it will take years to definitively identify the remains.
He also confirmed a single military dog tag was provided with the remains and that the family of that soldier has been notified.
In another story published Wednesday, the state newspaper argued that "a new mode of thinking" is necessary in the government of Seoul to understand and accept that North Korea will not change.
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Giuliani added that he had said Trump wasn't in the room for that meeting because there were in fact two different meetings. Trump tweeted , echoing comments made Monday by his attorney, Rudy Giuliani .
Many analysts and independent experts, however, see that dismantling as largely symbolic, since North Korea has now successfully launched ICBMs that use the kind of liquid-fueled engines tested at Sohae. And I want to thank Chairman Kim for keeping his word. The North Koreans collected the remains, and US investigators will have to do the examination without the forensic information they normally would have, such as the approximate place of the burial and the conditions around it.
The remains will go to a lab in Hawaii run by the military agency that identifies missing servicemen and women from past conflicts. However, CNN also reported last week that, according to an official with close knowledge of North Korea's position on the matter, continued negotiations between the United States and North Korea hinge on Washington's willingness to make a "bold move" and agree to a peace treaty with Pyongyang.
The U.S. has tried for years to obtain war remains from North Korea, as approximately 7,700 U.S. troops are still listed as missing in action, with 5,300 believed to be on North Korean soil.
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Pence attended a repatriation ceremony at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, where 55 caskets of presumed troop remains were unloaded from military planes and placed on stanchions at the air base.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed during his meeting with Trump to "work toward" the "denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula.
Another North Korean expert from MIIS, Melissa Hanham, told the BBC that the facility had "regular traffic in and out of the building", adding that this "traffic pattern" on the site stayed "about the same through the Panmunjom and Singapore meetings".
Questions have arisen over Pyongyang's commitment to denuclearize after US spy satellite material detected renewed activity at the North Korean factory that produced the country's first intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States.
55 caskets draped in the United Nations flag were loaded onto two U.S. Air Force C-17 aircraft, which took off Wednesday evening, Korea time, . heading to Hawaii for DNA identification.
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More than 35,000 Americans were killed on the Korean peninsula during the 1950-1953 war, with 7,700 of these U.S. troops still listed as missing in action - majority in North Korea.