North Korea to send team in Winter Olympic  in South Korea

By: Bisola Bello January 9, 2018

After refusing to participate in the Winter Olympics ceremony which will the place in South Korea in February, North Korea has made the decision to send a delegation to the games officials from the South say.

The breakthrough announcement came as the countries met for their first high-level talks in more than two years.

The delegation will include athletes, officials and supporters.

South Korea also proposed holding family reunions during the Winter Olympics for people separated by the Korean War.

There has been no official announcement on the make-up of the North Korean team.

Only two North Korean athletes had qualified for the Games – figure skaters Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik – although even they missed the participation deadline and would need IOC clearance.



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