Transcript for 3 Americans held by North Korea back in US
Breaking news. They're the symbols of a fire relationship. Three American prisoners held in North Korea are now free and back on US soil in tonight they received a warm welcome home. And historic low three Americans formerly held as prisoners in North Korea now offering. The president and First Lady greeting them inside the plane before stepping outside for the world to see. A celebratory moment. For the United States. They are really really incredible being. Had. Baghdad wherever they get a outsize. Where some really attribute to a lot of things including a certain process. That's taking place right now. And that process is very important so we will see what happens we have a meeting scheduled. In a very short period of time you'll be hearing about it. We have the location said. And we will see it we can do something bad. People did not think was going to happen for many many years and a lot of bad things could have happened in between. So I think I just want to say this is a special night. The former prisoners of North Korea are releasing their first statement saying. We would like to express our deep appreciation to the United States government president trumped. Secretary Pompeo. And the people of the United States for bringing us home the three former prisoners are Korean American two of them detained last year the thirty imprisoned since 2015. The Americans were released after secretary of state Mike Pompeo met with Kim Jung moon for ninety minutes North Korea to discuss plans for its upcoming summit with president trump. Shortly after a North Korean official came to pump sales hotel to inform him the three have been grant amnesty but saying it was a hard decision. The main border Pompeo as plane taking off at 8:42 PM local time. Less than an hour after being released from custody after a stop in Japan a then they headed to the US the son of one of the detainees Tony Kim anticipating this moment speaking with ABC news in. April pricing FM interests take it day by day. They stay positive you know we try to focus on TV today's. Going to be released. The continues release comes on the heels of the historic April meeting with the leaders of north and South Korea. They agreed to formally end the Korean War. Indian nuclear eyes the peninsula. Denuclearization. Issue on the table for president Trump's upcoming summit with Kim Jung un. Location of that mean. Still unknown. Won't have much more than North Korea situation on GMA in the morning.
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