Winter Olympics won't violate TC on N.Korea says the US

Jan 10 2018 10:01 AM
Winter Olympics won't violate TC on N.Korea says the US

Washington [U.S.A.] Jan 10 (NT): The United States has questioned to South Korea to ensure that North Korean participation in Winter Olympics does not violate the UN Security Council's sanction on Pyongyang.

In a message, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said, The United States welcomes the January 9 meeting between the Republic of Korea and North Korea target at ensuring a safe, secure, and successful Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.The United States remains in close confer with ROK officials, who will ensure North Korean participation in the Winter Olympics does not violate the sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council over North Korea's unlawful nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

She said that United States President Donald Trump had told his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in on January 4 that Washington is committed to a safe and successful Winter Olympic Games, and Washington will send a high-level presidential delegation to the Games.During the conversation, the two leaders also agreed to continue the campaign of maximum pressure on North Korea toward the goal of complete and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.Talks were held between chief North Korean delegate Ri Son Gwon and Chief South Korean delegate Cho Myoung-gyon at the border village of Panmunjom on Tuesday. After the talks, North Korea agreed to take part in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea.

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