North Korea, U.S. set for uncomfortable encounter at Olympics as North delegation arrives


Tanks and trucks carrying North Korean troops rolled down the streets of Pyongyang Thursday in a highly-anticipated display of military might on the eve of South Korea's Winter Olympics.

Source: CNN

The extravaganza celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of North Korea.

Source: Deutsche Welle

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday South Korean President Moon Jae-in supports the U.S. decision to apply more sanctions on North Korea because Moon acknowledges pressure has helped bring Pyongyang to inter-Korean talks.

Source: Reuters

The news of the high-level meeting came as Vice President Mike Pence pushed South Korea to adopt a more hawkish stance toward the North

Source: NBC

Kim Yo-jong will be the first immediate family member of North Korea’s ruling dynasty to set foot in South Korea.

Source: New York Times

North Korea's ceremonial leader and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence may have their first face-to-face encounter on Friday at the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, with Washington gearing up for more sanctions against the North.

Source: Reuters

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