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 in 1998. Photo: Reuters

US prepares to accept remains of soldiers killed in North Korea but verifying identities will still be a major challenge

Efforts to recover and return soldiers’ remains have stalled for more than a decade because of the North’s nuclear weapons development

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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 in 1998. Photo: Reuters
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