Otto Warmbier's father says son was tricked into visiting the country

Twenty-two year old Otto Warmbier returned to the United States this week, after having been detained in North Korea for 17 months.

And now, his father Fred Warmbier, is speaking out.

He praised the Trump administration for bringing his son back to the US, but is now claiming North Korea is luring Americans to their country as "fodder."

Click through a timeline of the student's North Korea imprisonment:

Otto Warmbier: A timeline of the student's North Korea imprisonment
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Otto Warmbier: A timeline of the student's North Korea imprisonment

January 2016: Warmbier is imprisoned in North Korea, charged with stealing an item that had a state propaganda slogan on it.

March 2016: Warmbier is sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea

March 2016 - 2017: The United States advocates for North Korea's allowing Sweden access to Warmbier and three other American citizens, pushing for their release.

January 2017: President Trump is inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, signaling a seat change in American foreign diplomacy.

February 2017: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson briefs President Trump on the situation surrounding Warmbier's imprisonment in North Korea.Trump directs Tillerson to take all appropriate measures in securing the release of U.S. hostages in North Korea.

May 2017:  The U.S. State Department and North Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs hold a meeting in Oslo, Norway, during which they agree to the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang's access to all four detainees. Sweden is later granted these visitation rights, prompting North Korea to request a meeting with the United States.

June 6, 2017 - State Department Special Representative Joseph Yun meets with North Korean ambassador Pak Gil Yon at the United Nations in New York. Yun learns during this meeting that Warmbier has been in a coma for over a year.

June 6-11, 2017: Secretary of State Tillerson instructs Yun to travel to North Korea with the mission of bringing back Warmbier. They travel with a medical team to Pyongyang.

June 12, 2017: Through Yun, the United States is able for the first time to confirm Warmbier's status. The U.S. demands Warmbier be released on humanitarian conditions. North Korea complies.

June 13, 2017: Warmbier is evacuated from North Korea, travels to Ohio where he will reunite with his family.

June 13, 2017: Otto Warmbier arrives home to Cincinnati, Ohio
June 15, 2017: Otto Warmbier's father, Fred, speaks out during a press conference on his son's return home.
June 15, 2017: Doctors give updates on Warmbier's status during a news conference at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.

According to CNN, He accused Young Pioneer Tours, the China based company that organized Warmbier's trip, of falsely advertising the safety of North Korea.

Young Pioneer Tours told CNN they "have provided safe visits for over 8,000 tourists to North Korea in the last 10 years," and that they have only had one arrest in their history.

North Korean law enforcement says Warmbier was arrested at the airport for trying to steal a political sign, and after an hour long trial, was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor.

Doctors say Warmbier who returned is nothing like the student who left on a cultural tour.

He is now in a constant vegetative state, with doctors saying he has lost brain tissue from all regions of the brain.

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