North Korea, South Korea to walk under unified flag in 2018 Winter Olympics

17 January 2018, 09:53 PM
North Korea, South Korean to walk under unified flag in 2018 Winter Olympics
North Korea, South Korean to walk under unified flag in 2018 Winter Olympics

North Korea and South Korea have agreed to march together under a unified peninsula flag at the opening ceremony on Winter Olympics to be held in the South.

The development was announced in a joint statement released by Seoul's unification ministry on Wednesday.

The two Korean countries have also decided to form a combined women’s ice hockey team, which will participate in the Olympics.

The official statement states that North Korea will send 550-member delegation to the south.

The delegation includes 230 cheerleaders,1 40 artists and 30 Taekwondo players for a demonstration.

Winter Olympics is also being called ‘peace Olympics’.


First Published: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 09:45 PM
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