Kim Yo-Jong invites South Korea's Moon to North Korea

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The result mattered less than the political symbolism, however, as around 200 of North Korea's famed "army of beauties" charmed a crowd of 3,600 besotted locals with nostalgic oldies - and even broke out a Mexican wave. Pence and his wife, Karen, reportedly were the only people in that suite not to stand for the Korean delegation, which was made up of South Korean and North Korean athletes during the parade. During the games, they're also accompanied by government minders tasked with security, supervision and translation duties who report suspicious activities back to Pyongyang, Young said.

"President Moon responded by saying that the two sides should work on establishing the right conditions to realise the meeting", the South Korean spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said.

A Moon-Kim summit would mark the first time leaders of two countries have met in 11 years.

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Moon's luncheon meeting with the North Koreans was announced Thursday, as Vice President Mike Pence arrived in South Korea carrying a message from Washington: not to waver from strong sanctions against North Korea.

It was in keeping with his determined effort to turn a cold shoulder to what he's called North Korea's "propaganda" around the games in South Korea.

On Friday, the Olympics opening ceremony began with athletes from the rivaling countries marching together under a flag representing the unification of North and South Korea; President Moon described the games as a "festival and celebration of peace".

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"I think in the United States of America, just as in France - where the president was impressed on Bastille Day - we can celebrate our troops, not in any way ever be associated with the provocations of the North", he added.

She is reportedly the first member of Jong-Un's family to travel South across the border since the Korean War. She was photographed sitting behind Vice President Mike Pence during the ceremony.

Kim Yo Jong told Moon that relations would improve quickly once he meets with her brother.

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"We need all United Nations member states to strictly enforce Security Council resolutions and raise pressure to the maximum degree until North Korea (agrees to) change its policies and comes to us seeking dialogue", he said.

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