WATCH: US welcomes home possible 'forgotten war' remains

The pledge to deliver war remains was seen as a goodwill gesture by North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un during his June summit with US President Donald Trump.

It has taken longer than Washington had hoped, but a US state department official says the process so far has been smooth.

Experts say that the painstaking identification process could take anywhere between days to decades to complete.

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