Mattis: North Korea can not drive wedge between the United States and South Korea
Mattis: North Korea can not drive wedge between the United States and South Korea
Kim Jong-un & Donald Trump Impersonators Showed Up At The Opening Ceremony — And Swiftly Got The Boot
12 February, 2018, 05:59
In reality, tensions between Pyongyang and Washington continue to increase as North Korea has steadily been developing its nuclear weapons programme despite several rounds of strict sanctions on oil, textiles, and seafood products from the United Nations and the US.
American skaters Lana Gehring and Maame Biney enjoyed the presence of the North Korean supporters.
It was the US that appeared to be the one left in the cold, especially after the sister of the North Korean dictator extended an invitation from her brother for Moon to visit the North.
South Korea's then president Kim Dae-jung, who won a Nobel Peace Prize for his Sunshine policy of engagement with the North, visited Pyongyang for an unprecedented inter-Korean summit with late leader Kim Jong Il.
He didn't say what those conditions were, but he urged North Korea to open a dialogue with the United States, suggesting no diplomatic progress could be made without US participation.
"We wanted the North Koreans to see the vice president, Abe and Moon sitting directly in front of them for the opening ceremonies, and it would show that that alliance is strong".
Wearing matching uniforms of red, the "army of beauties", as they have been dubbed in South Korea, performed perfectly synchronised routines and songs from the stands, much to the amusement of the crowds and press. Numerous people posed for selfies and snapped pictures with the actors.
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Despite Pence's hardline stance and words, he has also signaled the United States is possibly open to negotiations when he said in regards to the North Korean officials, "I haven't requested any meeting".
In the days leading up to the Olympics, Pence warned that the North was trying to "hijack the message and imagery" of the event with a propaganda campaign, according to Reuters.
And Pence's personal guest at the games will be Fred Warmbier, the father of Otto Warmbier, an American who died a year ago days after his release from captivity in North Korea.
Moon sought to reassure U.S. Vice President Mike Pence that the allies remained in lockstep despite North Korea's joint appearance at the Olympics.
A Moon-Kim summit would mark the first time leaders of two countries have met in 11 years. South Korean participants included senior officials Jeong Eui-yong, Jo Myong-gyoon and Im Jong-suk, the chief presidential secretary.
During the Saturday meeting at the Blue House, the two sides agreed to promote dialogue and cooperation between their countries. At Friday's opening ceremony, for example, Moon shook hands with Jong, as Pence, sitting merely feet away, looked stone faced, never acknowledging the North Korean delegation.
Moon has said he hopes to be able to set the conditions to hold a summit between the two leaders in the North.
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Kim appears to have chose to approach South Korea first, and leverage the link with Seoul to bring about talks with Washington . Pence and the North Korean delegation sat near each other at the ceremony but did not acknowledge or speak to each other.
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On Thursday, North Korea said its official delegation to the PyeongChang Olympics had no intention of meetings its US counterpart. The North's state-run news agency said talks with President Moon Jae-in were "frank" but failed to mention the summit invitation.
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