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North Korea to take part in 4 sports events in PyeongChang

Lavrov Russia not going to join Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons North Korea to take part in 4 sports events in PyeongChang
Shannon Reynolds | 19 January, 2018, 05:47

North Korea has been holding military parades to mark a variety of events. It said the North also plans to send a 150-strong delegation to the Paralympics in March. What the Japanese learned is the North Korean fishermen "are being sent out in the wintertime to fish because there's food shortages, and they're being sent out to fish with a lack of fuel to get back", he said.

Only two North Korean winter sports athletes have qualified for the Olympics - a figure-skating pair - and even when a number of others are granted wild-card status they will number no more than 10.

"Seeing good results in competitions thanks to the cheering squad would enable the North Koreans to say they contributed to a successful Olympics and the South Korean government would likely agree".

The North has said its delegation would also include high-level officials, journalists, a taekwondo demonstration team and an art troupe along with athletes.

"We have taken note of a number of interesting proposals from different sources", the International Olympic Committee said Wednesday, declining to confirm details.

"There are many considerations with regard to the impact of these proposals on the other participating [national Olympic committees] and athletes".

It will be their tenth joint participation in worldwide sports events.

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It is more than a decade since the two sides last marched under a unified flag, while they have never formed a joint team for an Olympic event. Critics have said Kim's overture is an attempt to use improved ties with South Korea to weaken USA -led worldwide sanctions on North Korea while buying time to ideal his nuclear weapons program.

"In a way the Olympics are a commercial break from the drama and tensions that have continued to build between the United States and North Korea", he opined on TIME.

"North Korea has an unflinching determination to advance its nuclear and missile program", she said, adding North Korea's sixth nuclear test conducted in September 2017 had a nuclear yield of 250 kilotons.

Kono, Tillerson and Freeland had separate talks Monday evening with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha, apparently to coordinate their views and responses to North Korea, especially after it extended an olive branch to South Korea in the run-up to February's Winter Olympics.

US President Donald Trump has accused Russian Federation of helping North Korea get supplies in violation of worldwide sanctions.

USA officials have reported a debate within the Trump administration over whether to give more active consideration to military options, such as a pre-emptive strike on a North Korean nuclear or missile site.

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