July 15, 2018 / 3:58 PM / 3 months ago

U.S., North Korea to resume search for missing American remains

(Reuters) - American and North Korean officials have agreed to resume field operations to search for American service members’ remains and would meet again on Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

FILE PHOTO - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, adjusts his headphone during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

The officials met on Sunday to discuss the repatriation of the remains, which went missing during the 1950-1953 Korean War. Pompeo said in a statement that Sunday’s talks were “productive” and “resulted in firm commitments.”

Reporting by Daphne Psaledakis; Editing by Phil Berlowitz

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