US President Donald Trump walks with US detainees Tony Kim, Kim Hak-song and Kim Dong-chul upon their return after they were released by North Korea. Photo: AFP

North Korea to free US citizen Bruce Byron Lowrance, detained since October for illegally entering country

  • Announcement suggests that North Korea still intends to improve ties with the United States despite stalled nuclear diplomacy
  • In May, North Korea released three American detainees in a goodwill gesture weeks before leader Kim Jong-un’s summit with President Donald Trump
Topic |   North Korea

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US President Donald Trump walks with US detainees Tony Kim, Kim Hak-song and Kim Dong-chul upon their return after they were released by North Korea. Photo: AFP
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