Pyongyang denounced his comments Sunday, with KCNA carrying a statement from the North's Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee saying Pence would discover "what quagmire his insane remarks threw the USA and himself into". Though Pence stood to cheer the entrance of the US team, he remained seated when athletes from North and South Korea marched together behind a "unification" flag, leaving Moon to instinctively turn around and shake Kim's sister's hand.
The North's state-run news agency ran a story Sunday quoting a "spokesman for the Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee" as saying that Pence insulted Kim's sister with his hard-line rhetoric after returning to the USA and "we will never have face-to-face talks with them even after 100 years or 200 years".
But Kim Yo Jong had no interaction with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence at the opening ceremony, even though the two were sitting just a few seats apart in the same VIP area, and according to the U.S., a planned meeting between the delegations from Washington and Pyongyang the following day was cancelled at short notice by the North Koreans. Seated just feet away from Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Pence sat stony-faced as the North and South Korean athletes entered the stadium waving the united Koreas flag.
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According to Moon's office, he said North Korea was "very willing" to hold talks with the US.
Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump, a senior White House adviser, met Moon on Friday as part of a weekend trip to lead the USA delegation to the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics, but no official meeting between the American and North Korean delegations was planned.
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The win set up a gold medal game against the Russians, who beat the Czech Republic 3-0 in Friday's first semi-final. Yep, Jocelyne ripped that silver baby off her the moment she got it. "She's an outstanding person".
US President Donald Trump said in a press briefing Friday that if the sanctions didn't work, the country would have to go to "phase two", although he didn't specify what that would be.
"Thanks to our supreme leadership's noble love for the nation and strong determination for peace, long-awaited inter-Korean dialogue and cooperation have been realized and the Olympics took place successfully by the inter-Korean collaboration", the North's KCNA state news agency said, citing North Korea's ministry of foreign affairs.
The delegation took a different route, prompting the opposition Korea Liberty Party to accuse President Moon Jae-in's administration of "abuse of power and an act of treason" by re-routing the motorcade to shield it from the protest. Add North Korea as an interest to stay up to date on the latest North Korea news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The former anti-Seoul military intelligence chief watched K-pop divas and fireworks and stood for the South Korean national anthem.
While South Korea's President held out a hand to Gen. Kim, not everyone in his country was as accepting.
North Korea's Kim Yong-chol, right, shakes hands with South Korean Col. Kil Jang-sub, left, as a North Korean delegation crosses the border into South Korea for a meeting at the border village of Panmunjom, May 18, 2006 in South Korea. The North's delegation also agreed that "South-North relations and U.S".
In comments first reported by the Washington Post, Pence said the USA was open to talking but that "no pressure comes off until they are actually doing something that the alliance believes represents a meaningful step toward denuclearization".
Kim Yo Jong and the North's nominal head of state were the most senior North Korean officials to visit the South in more than a decade.