Pence Avoids 'Interaction' with North Korean Officials at Olympics

U.S. President Mike Pence, the leader of South Korea, and top representatives from North Korea shared a VIP box at Friday's opening of the 2019 Winter Olympics, although Pence avoided interaction with the North Korean official. Pence and his wife, Karen at next to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, in the same row as Moon and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. They both donned the red, white, and blue Team USA winter jackets. The North Koreans — Kim Yong-Nam and Kim Yo-jong — were also in the box, seated in a row behind Pence. Kim Yo Jong is the sister of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un and is a key advisor to her brother. She is the first member of the North's longtime ruling family to visit the South since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. According to the Pence's office, there was "no interaction" between the U.S....


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