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Americans held by North Korea implore U.S. to send an envoy soon
Americans held by North Korea implore U.S. to send an envoy soon

In a rare opportunity to speak with foreign media, the three Americans being detained by North Korea implored the United States to send someone to negotiate for their release. Matthew Miller, Jeffrey Fowle and Kenneth Bae spoke Monday to CNN and the Associated Press in Pyongyang, the capital. They were interviewed separately and said they had no contact with one another. Miller and Fowle, who were taken into custody in the spring and are facing trial for what North Korea has called hostile acts, emphasized their hope that the U.S. will move quickly. Fowle said he expected his trial to take place within a month and that he was “getting desperate for help.” He voiced...

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