South Korean delegation departs for working-level talks with North Korea on winter Olympics

15 January 2018

A South Korean delegation departed to hold working-level talks with North Korean counterparts today. The two sides will discuss the North's participation in the Winter Olympics to be held in Pyeongchang. This includes the possibility of the North sending an art troupe to the South.

The discussion on athletes, officials and other participants will follow at a later time. North Korea's International Olympics Committee official said it is considering South Korea's proposal for a united female hockey team, Yonhap news agency reported.