Here's what you missed Friday and overnight at the Olympics

South and North Koreans marched together under a unified flag at the games' opening ceremony.

Bach praised both Olympic committees for combining their athletes for the games, saying it was an example of the unifying power of the Olympic Games.

But there's also a tiny piece of me that's rooting for Pita Taufatofua from Tonga and Tucker Murphy from Bermuda, Malta's Élise Pellegrin, and Albin Tahiri, who represents Kosovo in the nation's first Winter Games, and every other athlete who made their way to South Korea alone.

He said the usa would take whatever "action is necessary to defend our homeland" against the North Korean nuclear threat, according to an interview with NBC. "And so he did have a brief exchange with President Kim, in which he once more reiterated ... his expectation and hope that all parties will use dialogue to achieve the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", Haq said.

"And so when you put it that way they're not really participating in the Olympics".

Another shot, posted to Instagram, shows figure skaters South Korea's Kam Alex Kang-chan and North Korea's Kim Ju Sik grinning for a selfie and throwing up the peace sign.

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The Korean athletes, as they did in 2000, 2004 and 2006, walked into the stadium as a unified team.

He added that he "wanted the honor of meeting with the men and women who fled the tyranny of North Korea".

Last month, a White House official told reporters Pence would attend the Winter Olympics opening to cheer American athletes and to counter any North Korean effort to "hijack" the games with a propaganda campaign. Moon, who was seated in front of the North Korean delegation, was photographed shaking hands with a smiling Kim.

Pence said the United States and South Korea were closely aligned in their approach to dealing with North Korea. "She feels like she empathizes with North Koreans because she knows how hard and poor it was back then". "We get along personally, so I believe that Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, if they talked, they'd probably get along".

South Korean participants included senior officials Jeong Eui-yong, Jo Myong-gyoon and Im Jong-suk - the chief Presidential Secretary.

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