President Trump Tweets Good News: Secretary of State Pompeo is Returning from North Korea with 3 American Detainees – Trump said Pompeo and the detainees will be arriving at Andrews Air Force Base at 2 am Thursday.
News Staff : May 9, 2018 : CBN News
[CBN News] Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on his way back to the US with three American detainees, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday. (Screengrab: 3 American captives of N. Korea/via CBN News)
Trump made the announcement on Twitter, noting the former captives—Kim Dong-chul, Kim Sang-duk and Kim Hak-song—”seem to be in good health.”
“Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the air and on his way back from North Korea with the 3 wonderful gentlemen that everyone is looking so forward to meeting,” the president tweeted, adding that Pompeo had a “good meeting” with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.
Trump said Pompeo and the detainees will be arriving at Andrews Air Force Base at 2 am Thursday.
“I will be there to greet them. Very exciting!” he said.
The news comes as the Trump administration finalizes plans for a historic summit with the North Korean leader.
“For decades, we have been adversaries. Now we are hopeful that we can work together to resolve this conflict,” CBS News quoted Pompeo, who added, “There are many challenges along the way.”