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S. Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly (VIDEO)

SEOUL, June 20 — South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said today North Korea should swiftly return South Koreans and Americans detained in the isolated nation.

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in speaks during a press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul May 10, 2017. — Reuters pic
South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in speaks during a press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul May 10, 2017. — Reuters pic

Moon expressed condolences to Otto Warmbier, an American university student who had been held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and who died yesterday, according to the presidential office.

The presidential Blue House cited Moon as saying “it is deplorable that North Korea does not respect human rights”. — Reuters

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