Roh Kyu-deok, a spokesman for South Korea's Foreign Ministry, said the South Korean government is "constantly in contact with the USA counterpart" about progress of the talks on war remains repatriation, but declined to comment on any details, saying that all inquiries on the issue be directed to the US authorities.
According to media reports, the US military sent wooden cases to which the remains of soldiers will be transferred at the border.
The transfer of remains between North Korea and the United States has not taken place since 2005. "I have it for him", Trump said.
North Korean negotiators failed to show up for scheduled talks with the U.S.at Panmunjeom, Thursday, on repatriating the remains of US soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, indicating a possible rift between the two countries in ongoing denuclearization talks.
The last return of United States remains between 1990 and 1995 involved just over 200 caskets.
"We had expected that the USA side would offer constructive measures that would help build trust based on the spirit of the leaders' summit. we were also thinking about providing reciprocal measures", Pyongyang's Foreign Ministry said in a statement, according to The Associated Press.
"Look, people are going to make stray comments after meetings", Pompeo said. In exchange, the North Korean despot wants "security guarantees" for his country.
The remains of a South Korean service member identified from that operation will be returned in Seoul on Friday.
Streets in South Korean cities froze at the sound of air-raid sirens every year during the Ulchi drills in August with cars stopping on roads, pedestrians moving into buildings and subway stations, and government workers evacuating from their offices.
The yen is seemingly oblivious to this deterioration in Korean peninsula discussion.
The agency has built up a DNA database from relatives that covers 92 percent of the Korean War missing, versus 85 percent for the Vietnam War and 3 percent for World War Two.
South Korea's urbanization is one reason why more than a 1,000 US service members are unaccounted for, said McKeague.
If the agency does return to North Korea, he said cooperation will be key. "The most hard thing in working with the North Koreans was the trust", he said.