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Rita Gibson | 11 February, 2018, 15:02

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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There's no obvious compromise that could win the 60 votes from Republicans and Democrats needed to prevail in the Senate. He said he could not "look the other way because my party is now complicit in the deficits".

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.

As the world's representative athletes entered the stadium at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics Opening Ceremony, K-pop fans recognized some familiar hits being played! It was the first since Park Geun-hye took over as the South Korean president.

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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