WASHINGTON, Sept 1 (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Monday requested that the North Korean government release three U.S. citizens currently detained there “out of humanitarian concern” and grant one of them special amnesty to seek medical care.
Three U.S. citizens – Kenneth Bae, Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller – asked the American government for help returning home on Monday in rare interviews with CNN set up by the North Korean government. Bae is serving a 15-year sentence, others are awaiting trial.
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Source: World News