The expected summit between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un will take place on June 12 in Singapore, the US president announced Thursday, after receiving in the early morning the three released by Pyongyang.
“We will try to make it a special moment for world peace!” Trump added in his message on Twitter.
Shortly before 3:00 in the morning, the president and the first lady, Melania Trump , boarded the plane where the three liberated Americans had just arrived at the Andrews air base, near Washington, where deployed a huge national flag.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s plane , which made its second trip to the North Korean capital in a few weeks, had landed a few minutes earlier.
“We want to express our deep gratitude to the United States Government, President Trump, Secretary Pompeo and the American people for bringing us back home,” the three ex-detainees said in a statement transmitted by the State Department as they traveled to Washington.