North/South Korea: Pyongyang will send cheerleaders to Winter Olympics ‘peace games’

North Korea has offered to send a 230-member cheerleading squad to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, as both sides continued talks in the Demilitarised Zone on Wednesday. At the third meeting inside 10 days in the truce village of Panmunjom, officials discussed plans for a ‘peace games’ which will be submitted to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the weekend. «Inter-Korean... Еще relations have been strained for almost 10 years ... in this regard, we hope that [an era of better] ties can open,» said Jon Jong-su, Vice Chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country and head of the North Korean delegation. Chun Hae-sung, Vice Unification Minister and head of the South Korean delegation, responded, saying: «I hope the two Koreas' efforts will make the Olympics a 'peace games' and improve their frayed ties.»

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