Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea today, his second trip to the isolated, authoritarian nation. Rodman said he planned to meet Tuesday or Wednesday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but declined to say whether or not he would ask for the release of imprisoned American missionary Kenneth Bae.
North Korea has withdrawn an invitation to a United States envoy who has been seeking the release of Kenneth Bae, an American who has been imprisoned there and is in failing health.
The Atlantic Wire reports that Bob King, the State Department's special envoy on North Korea, to the isolated nation to ask for the release of the 44-year-old Bae on humanitarian grounds.
Kenneth Bae, the American who's currently serving 15 years of hard labor in a North Korean prison, is appealing for forgiveness and his release in a new video released by a pro-North Korean group.
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