Koreas Share Historic Handshake at Olympic Opening Ceremony

Posted Febrero 11, 2018

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A special train had been prepared just for the visitors, a Blue House pool report said.

The North Korean artists performed Thursday in Gangneung, a coastal city that will host the skating, hockey and curling events during the games, and are to perform again in Seoul.

South Korea treated the ferry as an exception to maritime sanctions it imposed on the North so it could transport the artists to the South.

Complete with Samantha Wells as flag-bearer, the team did a lap through a kitchen at a team sub site in Bokwang.


Now there are positive signs for a breakthrough in the turbulent relationship between Pyongyang and Seoul.

The two leaders adopted a joint peace declaration after the three-day meeting, agreeing to promote independent unification and humanitarian and economic cooperation.

Moon sees the Olympics as an opportunity to restore meaningful communication with North Korea after an extended diplomatic stalemate over its nuclear ambitions.

The opening ceremony on Friday also saw the conclusion of the long journey of the Olympic Torch that started in November 2017.In the last leg of its journey, the flame was carried, among others, by Miroslav Lajčák, the President of the UN General Assembly and Thomas Bach, the President of the IOC.

There were also lookalikes of US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un gatecrashing proceedings.


Moon has invited Kim and other senior North Korean officials to a luncheon at Seoul's presidential palace on Saturday.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister has landed in the South, becoming the first member of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty to set foot in the rival country since the Korean war.

Here is a look at the history of inter-Korean summits and their outcomes.

Two hundred and twenty-five Team Canada athletes attended the opening ceremonies, with 63 connected to B.C. These concerns have escalated in light of the recent testing of nuclear weapons.

Kim Yo-jong at Incheon airport.