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They were also not able to get close to the VIP area, where US Vice-President Mike Pence and the real Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong were in attendance.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited the South's president Moon Jae-in for a meeting in the North.
It was also not clear whether failure to deploy drones as part of the programme during the two-hour opening ceremony was in any way related to the system problems.
Kim Yo Jong shook hands with Moon at the beginning of the ceremony.
Other demonstrators anxious the show of unity between the two nations threatened South Korea's democracy.
The North also faces ever-tightening global sanctions after it conducted a fresh nuclear test past year and a series of missile tests.
"South Korea wants easing of tensions and dialogue with North Korea in order to prevent an outbreak of war due to misjudgment", Mr. Cheong said.
Hundreds of Twitter users in recent days have referred to "Pyongyang2018", and while some were making a dig at the presence of North Korea at the Games, in many cases it appears to have been a simple mix-up.
He continued (in an accent that did not sound particularly North Korean): "So let's start talking and stop with all the missiles and everything else".
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The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games run from February 9-25, although several sporting events, including mixed doubles' curling, qualifying heats for the moguls in freestyle skiing, and the team figure skating competition, have already begun. The delegation bid farewell to late South Korean President Kim Dae-jung.
The stakes were high, given Kim Jong-un's pursuit of nuclear weapons.
In a surprise move, North Korea - which once tried to disrupt the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul by blowing up a South Korean airliner - has extended an olive branch by offering to participate in the Games.
The International Olympic committee decided in January to allow the national Olympic committees of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea to form a unified women's ice hockey team. Luge athlete Erin Hamlin waved the flag with gusto, enjoying a moment that generated controversy earlier Friday when US speedskater Shani Davis complained that he wasn't chosen.
On Saturday, Kim Yo Jong and other North Korean delegates will have lunch with Moon at the presidential Blue House.
The sister of the North Korean leader has arrived in South Korea, dressed in a black coat and absorbing a barrage of camera flashes.
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She was joined by other members of North Korea's delegation, including Kim Yong Nam, the country's 90-year-old nominal head of state, Choe Hwi, chairman of the country's National Sports Guidance Committee, and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the North's agency that deals with inter-Korean affairs.
The alternative was an Olympics "not held in a peaceful environment", said Song Min-soon, a former South Korean foreign minister and nation security adviser.
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The 25-year-old was a key member of the starting XI as Los Blancos stormed to a Champions League and La Liga double. Guillem Balague has offered hope to Liverpool in their alleged pursuit of Real Madrid midfielder, Isco .
Interestingly, unlike his visit to Israel in July previous year , Prime Minister Modi will visit Palestine only for a few hours. He interacted with the Indian community on Sunday at the Dubai Opera House, where the foundation ceremony was live-streamed.
Trump denied the allegations , accused rival Democrats and the media of a smear campaign, and went on to win the 2016 election. Sorensen and Corbet reportedly married for over two years. "We certainly wish him well".
Oh, and we now know how on board Belinelli is on joining the Sixers, giving his best JJ Redick impression on Twitter. The 31-year-old averaged 11.4 points and 23.3 minutes in 52 games (one start) for the Hawks this season.
The meeting was significant in view of the role Patel played as an ally of the Congress in the last assembly elections in Gujarat. Comparing Ms Banerjee with former Prime Minister late Indira Gandhi he said he found resemblence of Ms Gandhi in her.
Trump continued, "By removing Jerusalem from the negotiating table, I made it clear that Jerusalem is Israel's capital". Trump was interviewed by Bismuth a few days after his first State of the Union address.
It added that the group's partners say 45 schools in eastern Ghouta have been attacked this year, with 11 destroyed. The army said in different statements the Turkish forces were killed and injured in different locations in Afrin.
He said that in a meeting held on Friday, the major issues related to the demands of the political parties have been sorted out. Sources said it was following a suggestion from Congress member in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad that Mr.
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