US Prisoner Detained In North Korea Wanted To Get Off Plane In Alaska: Hadn't Seen Daylight In Years
The US prisoners held in North Korea for years continue to make headlines around the ??world after their touchdown on American soil. ??VP Mike Pence sat down with ABC News and shared the ??heartbreaking detail about the trip back to the states. ??“The secretary of state told me that when the plane refueled in Anchorage, one of the detainees asked to go outside the plane because he hadn’t seen daylight in a very long time.” ??The three US citizens were released as a goodwill gesture by the ??Kim regime ahead of a reported June 12th summit between the two countries. ??The President, however seemed to ignore the hard conditions the men faced while being held. ??“We want to thank Kim Jong Un, who really was excellent to these three incredible people.” ??One of the detainees who was imprisoned since 2015, being sentenced to years of hard labor. ??And Business Insider reports that the rogue nation uses several ??prison camps that have been compared to Nazi concentration camps. ??Pence said the idea that they haven’t seen daylight in a long time was quote, “heartbreaking.”??
On Thursday, the three Americans freed from North Korean labor camps were greeted by President Donald Trump at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, when they arrived overnight. The three men were granted.. Source: Wochit News -
Donald Trump greeted three former captives Thursday morning after their release from North Korea. One of the prisoners, Kim Dong-chul, had been imprisoned since October 2015, when Obama was still.. Source: Wochit News -