North Korea says no plans to meet U.S. officials at Olympics; Washington seeks more sanctions


The vice president said “we’ll see what happens” when asked about the possibility of meeting with North Korean officials at the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Source: New York Times

North Korea's state news agency has quoted a foreign ministry official dismissing the possibility of any meeting.

Source: Deutsche Welle

US Vice President Mike Pence is set to attend the opening ceremony with the North's head of state.

Source: Deutsche Welle

North Korea has no intention of meeting U.S officials during the Winter Olympics that start on Friday, the KCNA news agency reported, dampening hopes the Games will help resolve a tense standoff over the North's nuclear weapons program.

Source: Reuters

All Sources: New York Times Reuters Deutsche Welle


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