Seoul approved the visit of the DPRK delegation in preparation for the Olympics

© RIA Novosti / Elizabeth Isakovo time quadripartite meeting between the delegations of national Olympic committees of North and South Korea to Lausanne. 20 January 2018Seoul approved the visit of the DPRK delegation in preparation for the Olympics© RIA Novosti / Elizabeth Isakov

The South Korean government approved the plan of the visit of the DPRK delegation consisting of eight persons from 25 to 27 January in preparation for the participation of North Korean athletes in the Olympic games in Pyeongchang.

«We gave consent for participation of the advance team from North Korea, including North Korean athletes, support groups and journalists, from 25 to 27 January», — quotes Agency Renhap of a word of representatives of the Ministry of national unification Republic of Korea.

It is assumed that the members of the North Korean delegation will be visiting a potential place to house the athletes of the DPRK during the Olympics, media centers, places of meetings and negotiations, stadiums and other facilities. Also it is not excluded that the representatives of the DPRK will visit Seoul to venue performances, North Korean Taekwondo masters.

On Saturday in Lausanne hosted the quadripartite meeting between the delegations of national Olympic committees of North and South Korea, organizers of the winter Games in Pyeongchang and the IOC. The sides discussed the parameters of the participation of North Korean athletes in the Olympics: their number, the discipline in which they are competing modalities of the use of North Korean flag, national anthem and uniforms.

According to the results held on 17 January of the talks, the DPRK and South Korea agreed on a joint output of the commands on the opening of the Olympic games in Pyeongchang under the flag of unification to form a single team in women’s hockey to participate in the winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and agreed on the number of North Korean team of athletes.

© RIA Novosti / Elizabeth Isakovo time quadripartite meeting between the delegations of national Olympic committees of North and South Korea to Lausanne. 20 January 2018Seoul approved the visit of the DPRK delegation in preparation for the Olympics© RIA Novosti / Elizabeth Isakovo time quadripartite meeting between the delegations of national Olympic committees of North and South Korea to Lausanne. 20 Jan 2018

The Olympic team of the DPRK will consist of 150 people. She will visit South Korea on 1 February, a week later will arrive 230 fans and journalists. At the Olympics there will also be a performance of North Korean Taekwondo masters.

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