Combined Korean women's hockey team loses to Swiss in Olympic debut
11 February, 2018, 05:25 | Author: Julian Swanson
Among the dignitaries in the stands for this very special occasion were IOC President Thomas Bach; Moon Jae-in, the President of the Republic of Korea; Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea leader Kim Jong Un; and Kim Yong Nam, the titular head of state of the PRK.
What was lost to editing was no great loss, although US viewers were deprived of a knowing chuckle from hearing International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach thank the volunteers making the Pyeongchang Games go.
Saturday's meeting, the most significant diplomatic encounter between the two sides in more than a generation, could now be surpassed should Moon accept Kim's invitation to visit Pyongyang later this year, CNNreported. Analysts were expecting the sister to deliver a message to Moon, as any move toward a summit is likely to help maintain a temporary break in tensions on the peninsula after a year of missile and nuclear provocations.
And as the South appeared to look favorably on warming ties on the Korean Peninsula, Pence insisted Saturday "there is no daylight" among the United States and allies South Korea and Japan in intensifying pressure on the North over its nuclear and missile programs.
"This is the strongest action yet by North Korea to drive a wedge between the South and the United States", said Kim Sung-han, a former South Korean vice foreign minister and now a professor at Korea University in Seoul.
"We would like to see you at an early date in Pyongyang", Kim Yo Jongtold Moon during the lunch, according to another Blue House official.
"My plan now is to enjoy the games, and I am thinking I will turn up for women's ice hockey, the one that has South and North Koreans together", Howard said.
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While internet and wifi were affected across the Olympic site - spread over two main venues in mountainous eastern South Korea - organisers said there was no impact on competition, which got into full swing on Saturday.
North Korea has spent years developing its military, saying it needs to protect itself from U.S. aggression.
The meeting between the two Koreas came at the same time that Vice President Mike Pence was in Seoul, where he had repeatedly called the Kim regime "the most tyrannical" on earth.
Kim Yo Jong is a key advisor to her brother. But as the loss deepened - Korea finally lost to Switzerland 8-0 - it was hard to find a silver lining.
"We have no intention to meet the USA side during our visit to South Korea", Jo said in a terse statement reported by state-run news agency KCNA.
Yuna Kim, the figure skating champ of #South Korea, lit the Olympic cauldron to signal the start of the #2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
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"A strike also would not stem the threat of proliferation but rather exacerbate it, turning what might be a North Korean moneymaking endeavour into a vengeful effort meant to equip other bad actors against us".
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Critics say it's unclear whether revived dialogue between the Koreas could lead to immediate breakthrough on the nuclear stalemate when it seems unlikely that the North would be willing to give up its nukes under any deal.
"We don't want to speculate because we're still trying to find out what the root source is", said Nancy Park, a spokesperson for the Games organisers.
A DPRK taekwondo demonstration team has also come to demonstrate the traditional Korean martial art during the Winter Olympics. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister took her place among dignitaries from around the world, including U.S.
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Both sides signed agreements worth around USD50 million that includes setting up of a USD30 million super specialty hospital. Agreements were also signed to build schools, a diplomatic training institute and a woman's empowerment and training centre.
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