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ony Kim, Kim Hak-Song and Kim Dong-Chul, the Americans who were North Korean prisoners, arrived back on U.S. soil, and walked out of the airplane flashing peace signs as they were greeted by the president. You can see photos and video of the freed prisoners’ arrival at Joint Base Andrews below.
Here’s another photo as the men arrived:
You can watch a livestream video of the arrival below. “This is a special night for these really great people,” Trump said. “It’s like a dream,” one of the freed prisoners told the media. Trump called the release a “new footing” with North Korea. “I really think he wants to do something… and I think we will have a success,” he said of Kim Jong-Un. “…A lot of progress has been made.”
We're live at Joint Base Andrews as Pres. Trump greets the three Americans released from North Korea. https://abcn.ws/2rA4PDQ
Posted by ABC News on Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Here is the live video from Joint Base Andrews’ Facebook page.
Released detainees from North Korea arrive at Joint Base Andrews.United States Air Force | Air Force District of Washington | 89th Airlift Wing | Air Mobility Command | #JBA #TeamAndrews #SAMFOX #89thAW
Posted by Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday, May 9, 2018
A large American flag was draped at the scene of the arrival. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo preceded the men in arriving, and he…