Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of the North Korean leader, was in the south for the Winter Olympics amid a recent detente between the two neighbors, despite escalating tensions over the North's weapons program previous year and pressure from Seoul's allies in Washington.
Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S.is demanding that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un place on the table the prospect of his country giving up its nuclear weapons as a precondition for supporting any substantive talks between the two Koreas.
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The only people in the VIP box who didn't stand during the Korean team's entrance were Mike Pence, the US vice president, and Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier, the American student who died shortly after being released from North Korean custody, The Washington Post's Anna Fifield reported.
The sister of the North Korean leader has arrived in South Korea, dressed in a black coat and absorbing a barrage of camera flashes. During their meeting, she invited him to visit North Korea.
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The trip comes amid a flurry of activity following Kim Jong Un's surprise proposal on New Year's Day to send a delegation of athletes, officials, entertainers and cheering groups to the Olympics.
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The North's Olympic "detente" is a striking shift in tactics.
They previously shook hands and cheered for athletes from the two countries who marched under a unified peninsula flag for the first time in a decade. "She's the one who watches Kim Jong-un's back", Sorensen told TIME. Before now, she had been seen mainly in photos, but often in the background, as her brother took center stage. And to the team's credit, the same answer always came: They're out there, we just can't tell who's who.
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Pence and the North Koreans have been an awkward presence at the Games to say the least.
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It was an emotionally charged moment. How North Korea Managed to Crash the Party Signs of discord in the US-alliance were evident immediately after the announcement.
She attributed the decline to a variety of factors including the political taunting between the United States and North Korea.
The two Koreas were given special permission by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to put together a 35-player two state squad, which is made up of 23 South Koreans and 12 North Koreans.
The delegation's most substantive event may come outside of the Olympic ambit on Saturday.
The North and South held summits in Pyongyang in 2000 and 2007, both hosted by Kim Jong Il. "Kim Yo Jong is totalitarianism with a human face", she said.
He also ratcheted up his rhetoric on the North's human rights abuses in a speech to USA service members at Yokota Air Base in Japan. Warmbier, who was moved by Ji's gesture, added "That's the North Korean spirit". The women suddenly stood up and erupted in synchronized chants, enthusiastically waving flags depicting the unified Korean peninsula in a light blue color.
A high-level North Korean delegation including leader Kim Jong Un's sister has arrived at a train station in Pyeongchang hours ahead of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics.
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The North and the United States were also holding a series of high-level talks on Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes. The worst scenario for Washington would be for the North to gain an advantage by realizing a summit between the two Koreas.
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Kim Yo Jong writes message
In a tweet, he reasserted the sceptical view taken his administration regarding recent conciliatory gestures by North Korea. The invitation was extended by Kim's younger sister Kim Yo Jong , a last-minute addition to the Olympic delegation.