The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un publicly shook hands with the neighboring nation's president during tonight's opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
She leads the highest-level North Korean delegation to ever travel South since 1953.
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
Kim Yo Jong, who is an increasingly prominent figure in the country's leadership, will be part of the North's delegation to the PyeongChang Games.
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