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North and South Korea marched together under one flag at the Olympics

10 February 2018, 07:34 | Devin Moran

North and South Korea marched together under one flag at the Olympics

North and South Korea marched together under one flag at the Olympics

North Korea's delegation - led by Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong - arrived to a sea of press in South Korea on Friday. Tensions between North Korea and South Korea have skyrocketed as Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs have advanced at an astonishing pace in the past year, and North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, has persistently demonstrated a readiness to make use of them. After showing up late, the VP meant to quickly leave after a photo session.

Buried under the attention that Kim's proximity to Pence generated was that she was seated next to 90-year-old Kim Yong-nam, who is an even higher ranking government official than Yo-jong.

Then he left, which a Moon administration told Reuters was a "mere bump" during a successful event.

The games are taking place amid an worldwide standoff over North Korea's nuclear weapons.

Impersonators of US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for peace at the Winter Olympics just before being thrown out by security.

Almost 500 North Koreans have arrived in South Korea for the Olympics, which run until February 25 and have drawn athletes from 93 countries. Athletes, officials, performers, and reporters visiting South Korea will be surrounded by vetted members of North Korea's elite, who will act as minders and informants. "Doesn't everyone want peace?"




The Opening Ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games was a spectacle to behold, but two notable individuals did not get to witness the pageantry.

Vice President Mike Pence engaged in a game of parade one-upmanship on Friday as he spoke to reporters in South Korea ahead of the opening ceremonies for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

South and North Korea last marched together at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.

"In a sense, the Cold War symbolically ended with the Seoul Olympics", said Lee O. Young, creative director of the 1988 opening ceremony, in an interview in his library in Seoul this week.

The sanctions have complicated South Korean electronics maker Samsung's planned giveaway of 4,000 Galaxy Note 8 smartphones valued at more than $900 to Olympic athletes. After a spectacular fireworks display, there was a taekwondo demonstration by people from both North and South Korea. That's the song that was playing as the USA team, with vice president Mike Pence looking on, entered the stadium.



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