South Korea proposes to North to march together the 2 delegations during the opening ceremony of the Olympics and to align a united women’s hockey team
South Korea has proposed to the North to scroll together the two delegations at the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympic Games as well as to align a united women’s team in the ice hockey tournament, said Friday a southern minister -Korean.
„We have made several proposals including the registration of a women’s ice hockey team and a joint parade in the Olympic Stadium“, during the inter-Korean talks on Tuesday, said Deputy Sports Minister Roh Tae-Kang, quoted by Yonhap agency.
A parade shared by the two delegations would have a resounding impact in full Olympic truce, while the Olympics will be open on February 9 about 80 km from the border with the North.
The two Koreas, which are officially still at war, have already parade together at the opening ceremonies of the Olympics in 2000 in Sydney, 2004 in Athens and 2006 in Turin.
The North had boycotted the Seoul Summer Games in 1988, the only Olympic Games held in South Korea.
Representatives from South and North Korea met for the first time since December 2015 at a meeting at which North Korea agreed to send a delegation to the South for the Winter Olympic Games to be held. in Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February.