North and South Korean leaders swapped warm handshakes and smiles at Friday's opening ceremony, enabling the International Olympic Committee to present the Games as enablers of peace and take the media spotlight away from a Russian doping scandal that has plagued it for years.
Pence was in close proximity to the North Korean party both at the VIP reception and later, watching the Opening Ceremony from Moon's box, which included Kim Yong Nam and leader Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong.
It remains uncertain whether such drills would interrupt potential plans for a third ever inter-Korean summit - the last of which was held in 2007.
Although inter-Korean talks are occurring on the sidelines of the Olympics, Pence is confident that Seoul and Tokyo "are solidly with our alliance and the need to continue and intensify economic sanctions", the official said.
She shook hands with Moon and smiled faintly as the South Korean leader entered a meeting room at the Blue House on Saturday. Jo Yong Sam, department director general of North Korea's foreign ministry, said Thursday the country had never "begged the U.S. for dialogue" and wasn't about to start now.
A senior administration official said Moon did express to the vice president that he hoped there could be some potential interaction between Pence and the North Korean delegations during the games - something that did not occur.
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North Korea's involvement in the Olympics has been sparse, with their last Winter Olympics coming in 2010 in Vancouver. They also made plans to attend a concert together on Sunday, to see a North Korean orchestra perform in Seoul .
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