North and South Korean athletes marched together at the opening ceremony, the culmination of months of work by Seoul, which seeks to use the Olympics to ease tension spurred by North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons.
North Korean officials have invited their South Korean counterparts to the two nations' first official talks in more than a decade, according to news reports. Then, two athletes from the joint Koreas women's hockey team, Chung Su-hyon of North Korea and Park Jong-ah of South Korea, climbed stairs to the cauldron with the torch.
The two are easily confused, but there is a world of difference between them: Pyongyang is the capital of nuclear-armed North Korea, while Pyeongchang is the South Korean region hosting the Winter Olympics.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has extended a rare invitation to South Korea's President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang.
Tensions between the two soared past year as Pyongyang tested missiles capable of reaching the US mainland and its most powerful nuclear device to date, while Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump traded personal insults and threats of war.
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Kim Yo Jong, 30, is the first member of North Korea's ruling family to visit the South since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. Moon has invited Kim and other senior North Korean officials to a luncheon at Seoul's presidential palace on Saturday.
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Looking confident and relaxed, Kim Yo Jong had a brief meeting with South Korean officials, including Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, before being whisked away in a black limousine and catching the high-speed train to Pyeongchang.
North Korea has spent years developing its military, saying it needs to protect itself from United States aggression.
"Time will come North and South wouldn't need an Olympics to take a group selfie together", the caption says.
The luncheon also included Choe Hwi, chairman of the North's National Sports Guidance Committee, and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the agency that deals with inter-Korean affairs. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for denuclearization talks during a brief conversation with North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam, UN Secretary General's Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haq told reporters on Friday. "But the Olympic moment that President Moon is trying to generate here is not a time to nurse those grievances", Jannuzi said.
The Olympic Opening ceremony is one of the most controlled security events there is. North Korea's military generals, high-ranking officials and even members of the ruling Kim family are subject to periodic purges under the rule of leader Kim Jong Un.
The comments came as the benchmark Nikkei 225 index dipped 7.1 percent in Tuesday afternoon trading, before recovering slightly. Stocks posted sharp losses Thursday with the Dow shedding 1,033 points, as higher interest rates continued to rattle investors.
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