North and South Korea to march under one flag in Olympics ceremony

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North and South Korea agreed on Wednesday to march together under a unified flag at the opening ceremony of February’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The two Koreas also will form a combined women’s ice hockey team to play in the Games, according to a joint statement released by Seoul’s unification ministry. North Korea will send a 550-member delegation, including 230 cheerleaders, artists, and athletes. The diplomatic gestures received mixed reviews in Washington. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said South Korea was “undercutting” President Trump’s efforts to step up international pressure on North Korea to drop its nuclear weapons program.

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