North Korean soldiers carry a coffin believed to contain the remains of a US soldier to the border with South Korea during repatriation ceremonies at the truce village of Panmunjom, South Korea, in October 1998. Photo: Reuters

Will North Korea’s return of soldiers’ remains buy a US exit from the Korean peninsula?

Donald Kirk says North Korea has used US soldiers’ remains as a moneymaking scheme in the past, and now may be after a bigger payoff – a peace declaration and exit of US troops from the Korean peninsula

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North Korean soldiers carry a coffin believed to contain the remains of a US soldier to the border with South Korea during repatriation ceremonies at the truce village of Panmunjom, South Korea, in October 1998. Photo: Reuters
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