Koreas to march with united flag in 2018 Opening Ceremony

Koreas to march with united flag in 2018 Opening Ceremony

North and South Korean teams will march together at the Opening Ceremony of the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, it has been confirmed.

They also agreed to field a joint women’s ice hockey team after rare talks at the truce village of Panmunjom.

The decision was made following the continuation of talks between the two countries, who have technically been at war for more than six decades, regarding the upcoming Games in the South

The Games will take place between February 9th to 27th in Pyeongchang in South Korea.

And it will have to be approved by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Saturday, because North Korea has missed registration deadlines or failed to qualify.

North Korea currently has no confirmed athletes for the upcoming Games but is likely to be able to send a team to select events in Pyeongchang with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) possibly granting the country wildcard entries.

The country have also offered to compete at the Winter Paralympics in March

North Korea have also offered to send a 230-strong cheering squad to the Winter Olympics following the working-level talks between the two Koreas.

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