Published: Sun, February 11, 2018
Hi-Tech | By Ellis Neal

Korea women's hockey team to make Olympic debut

Korea women's hockey team to make Olympic debut

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At South Korea's Blue House, the sister of the North Korean leader left a warm message.

In response, Moon suggested the two Koreas "make it happen" by creating conditions necessary for him to accept the invitation, the spokesman told a news briefing.

"The Winter Olympic Games gave an opportunity for North and South Korea to get together, shake hands and talk about peace in Korea as opposed to fear, fire and fury, intimidation, bullying and an arms race that the U.S. brings to the region".

Cheerleaders of North Korea hold unification flags as they wait the start of the opening ceremony.

The visual was important, a United States official said.

A spokeswoman for the Games said: "It was a Korean spectator and he was removed from the stadium as soon as he was taken off the stage. North Korea bombing, please".

Pence and his wife, Karen, reportedly were the only people in that suite not to stand for the Korean delegation, which was made up of South Korean and North Korean athletes during the parade.

CNN has an in-depth report on how North Korea is making sure the almost 500 members of its Olympic delegation will return home after the competitions are over. "The world cannot turn a blind eye to the oppression & threats of the Kim regime", he tweeted earlier Saturday.

At 83, it would be understandable if Jack Keep and Lew Ewing didn't feel like braving a long-haul flight to the sub-zero temperatures of South Korea's Pyeongchang.

North Korea, meanwhile, has shown no signs of abandoning its nuclear and missile programs, maintaining its hostile posture toward Washington.

During the bilateral talks over lunch, neither side made mention of the North Korean nuclear issue, which is attracting global attention as a major security concern, according to a presidential office source. "But the Olympic moment that President Moon is trying to generate here is not a time to nurse those grievances", Jannuzi said.

As they shook hands, the North and South Koreans spoke briefly. In addition to sending 22 athletes to compete at the games in Pyeongchang, North Korea also deployed a 229-strong all-female cheering squad to root for both nations.

Kim Yo Jong, the first member of the North's ruling dynasty to venture South since the Korean War, forms part of the highest level delegation ever to cross the border.

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