North And South Korea Will March Together Under One Flag At The Winter Olympics

January 18, 2018

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North and South Korea are set to put aside their differences and march together at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony under a unified flag, the South reported on Wednesday in a diplomatic breakthrough.

The nations have also agreed to form a joint North and South Korean women's ice hockey team for the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.

north and south korea march under one flag olympics
South Korea Unifiction Ministry

The delegations from the two Koreas will march under the unification flag — a blue silhouette of the peninsula placed on a white background.

This will be the first Olympics that North Korea will be participating in that's being hosted on South Korea soil.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in earlier called the joint team "a historic event" that will move people around the world.

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