Pence avoids Kim Jong-un's sister at Olympics

How South Korean war preppers are getting ready for on North Korea nuclear threats

How South Korean war preppers are getting ready for on North Korea nuclear threats

That happened after the International Olympic Committee approved an agreement to add 12 North Koreans to a roster of 23 already set by the South Koreans.

Abe said he had confirmed with Moon the need to maintain strong pressure on North Korea to get it to abandon its nuclear and missile programmes, reiterating Tokyo's stance that "talk for the sake of talk is pointless".

"Let us promote mutual conciliation and harmony through the power of sport".

Last month, a White House official told reporters Pence would attend the Winter Olympics opening to cheer American athletes and to counter any North Korean effort to "hijack" the games with a propaganda campaign.

Aside from the joint Korean women's hockey team, the North and South will compete separately; but, the presence of North Korean athletes and a high-level delegation from Pyongyang in the South put some people at ease in rural Pyeongchang County.

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The two Koreas also fielded a unified team several times previously, but all at smaller sporting events, including the 1991 World Table Tennis Championships where they won the women's doubles.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday it will be "up to North Korea" to decide when it is ready to engage in serious and meaningful diplomatic talks with the US.

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is watching a joint Korean hockey team's historic first match against Switzerland at the Olympics with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

World leaders including United States Vice-President Mike Pence, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier attended the opening extravaganza held at the 35,000-seat Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium yesterday.

North and South Korea teams entered together under the Korean Unification Flag during the Opening Ceremony.

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While Tokyo has not condemned recent talks between the two Koreas insofar as they concern participation in the Pyeongchang Games, it has also warned against North Korea's "smile diplomacy".

Landing without a valid visa, he was interrogated for five hours by North Korean customs officials and fined $500.

But North Korea's record on human rights and the growing threat from its nuclear weapons program appeared out of mind.

"We enjoyed sea breeze, laughed and had some delicious sodas", goaltender Shin So Jung said in Korean. Mr. Kim is ready to meet Mr. Moon "as soon as possible" but he has not yet accepted this offer. Pence was also at the dinner and reportedly refused to shake the elderly North Korean's hand.

He said war had forged "the core of the bond" between the US and South Korea and that helps explains "why there is no daylight and there will be no daylight" between the two.

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In Washington, China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi told Trump that China hoped it and the United States could increase their coordination on the North Korea issue.

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