SEOUL: North and South Korea started talks Monday on performances by Pyongyang’s state inventive troupes at subsequent month’s Winter Olympics within the South, after the North agreed to attend the Video games.
Pyongyang agreed final week to ship athletes, excessive-degree officers and others to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, easing months of excessive tensions over its weapons programmes.The 2 sides agreed an artwork troupe can be a part of the delegation. 4 officers from every nation began a working-degree assembly to thrash out particulars on the northern aspect of the border village of Panmunjom quickly after 10 am (0100 GMT), Seoul’s unification ministry stated.
The North’s delegates embrace Kwon Hyok-Bong, a senior tradition ministry official, in addition to Hyon Music-Wol, the chief of the North’s famed all-feminine Moranbong music band.The 2 Koreas are set to carry talks with the Worldwide Olympics Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Saturday over the variety of the North’s athletes.
South Korea has proposed a joint march for the opening ceremony and a unified ladies’s ice hockey group, studies quoted a minister as saying final week.The South Korean authorities and Olympic organisers have been eager for Pyongyang — which boycotted the 1988 Summer time Video games in Seoul — to participate in what they’ve been selling as a “peace Olympics”.
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